NEW BEDFORD - State Police confirm an accident involving a vehicle and a pedestrian in New Bedford Tuesday morning.

Troopers at the Massachusetts State Police barracks in Dartmouth tell WBSM News a vehicle struck the pedestrian in the southbound lanes of Route 18, just south of the I-195 overpass, at around 6:20 a.m.

New Bedford Police and EMS are on scene.

There is no word on the condition of the victim at this time.

The left lane of Route 18 South has been closed at the scene of the accident as the investigation is underway.

We'll provide more information as soon as it becomes available.