A section of Hempstead Turnpike in Franklin Square is closed because a pedestrian has been hit, Nassau police said.

Nassau police said an adult male was taken to a hospital but did not provide additional information.

Police said the road was closed in both directions between Ribbon Street and Carolina Avenue.

The pedestrian was struck on Hempstead Turnpike at 6:47 p.m.

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No other information was immediately available.

With Scott Eidler