A portion of northbound Main Street is expected to remain closed throughout the Wednesday morning rush hour after a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle.

The Winnipeg Police Service says that a woman was hit while crossing the street around 12:20 a.m. Police say she was not crossing at an intersection.

The driver of the vehicle remained at the scene. The woman was rushed to hospital in unstable condition.

Police have closed northbound Main St. from Higgins Ave. to Euclid Ave. while the investigation continues.

Detours are in place but police are asking motorists to avoid the area if possible.