Winnipeg police are investigating after a woman was hit by a car on Pembina Highway Tuesday night.

Emergency vehicles rushed to Pembina at Plaza Drive at 10 p.m. after reports a pedestrian had been hit.

There, they found a 64-year-old woman with life-threatening injuries.  She was rushed to hospital.

Officers believe she was walking eastbound across Pembina when she was hit by a car driving northbound.

The central traffic unit is now investigating, and anyone with information is asked to call investigators at 204-986-6271.