Pedestrian Hit South Walnut Street Bridge

A man hit by a car on Wilmington's South Market Street Bridge has died of his injuries.

The pedestrian was hit late Friday afternoon, Wilmington police said.

County Paramedics treated him at the scene and took him to Christiana Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The accident shut the bridge down for a time, and traffic was diverted onto Martin Luther King Boulevard and I-95 southbound.

Police are asking anyone who may know something about the accident to call Sergeant James Karshner at 302.571.4414.