At exactly 12 noon, St. Lucia News Online (SNO) received reports of an accident on the dual carriageway of the Castries-Gros Islet Highway. Reports are that an adult male was hit by a pickup while allegedly attempting to cross the road in the vicinity of Renwick and Company Ltd. The accident reportedly occurred between 11 a.m. and 12 p.m. After hitting the man, the van stopped. The driver of the pickup is reportedly cooperating with the authorities. The injured man was taken to hospital by ambulance.\u00a0His condition is unknown at this time. An eyewitness accused the injured man of jaywalking, further alleging that the man "jumped" the concrete median barrier when he was hit. "He jumped it but could not reach the next side," the eyewitness alleged.