LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A 17-year-old girl was hit Thursday evening on Poplar Level Road, closing the road in both directions at Rangeland Road.

LMPD said the girl ran across Poplar Level Road just after 5 p.m., against a green light and directly into the path of a Chevrolet Cobalt that was traveling southbound. 

The girl was transported to University Hospital in serious condition. The driver of the Cobalt did remain at the scene. He or she is being cited for insurance issues, but there won't be charges for the crash.

Poplar Level Road road is back open after being closed for about an hour. The LMPD Traffic Unit is investigating.

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