EL PASO, Texas -- A pedestrian was hit and severely injured on the Border Highway on Saturday evening.
Preliminary reports show that a person was hit in the eastbound lanes of Loop 375 near the Fonseca exit. That person had to be taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.
Traffic is being forced down to one lane.
ABC-7 has not been able to confirm if the person that was hit was a migrant trying to cross the busy highway traffic. Neighbors in this area say migrants regularly try to cross the highway after they enter the country.
Stay with ABC-7 as we follow this developing story.