A Columbus woman is listed in critical condition at an Indianapolis Hospital after she ran into the passenger side of a vehicle while attempting to cross North National Road.

Teresa L. Woods, 54, Columbus, was flown by helicopter to IU Health Methodist Hospital on Monday with a head injury, said Sgt. Matt Harris, Columbus Police spokesman.

The pedestrian was attempting to cross the road at about 11:30 a.m. heading toward Brentwood Drive when the accident occurred, Harris said.

The driver of the car was identified as Elizabeth Hardesty, 35, of Butlerville, who was not injured.

Hardesty was driving a 2013 Kia Sorento southbound on National Road in the left-hand lane when the accident happened, Harris said.

Initial reports described Woods as being unconscious in the middle of the road, but Harris said Woods was talking to police when being transported from the scene.

Police are continuing an investigation into the accident, Harris said.

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Julie McClure is assistant managing editor of The Republic. She can be reached at jmcclure@therepublic.com or (812) 379-5631.