A pedestrian was hospitalized Friday after being struck by a car being driven by a suspected drunken driver in South Los Angeles.

Los Angeles police officers responded about 8:45 p.m. Thursday to a traffic collision in the 1100 block of Imperial Highway — near Wadsworth Avenue — and located the victim, who was standing on a sidewalk at the time of the crash, according to Officer V. Villanueva of the Los Angeles Police Department.

The victim was taken to a hospital with severe trauma to both legs and the driver was arrested on suspicion of DUI, Villanueva said.

The victim’s condition was unknown.

The age and gender of the victim was not disclosed.

The name of the suspect was not immediately released.

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