A 25-year-old Moncton man died in hospital after being hit by a minivan on Elmwood Drive early on Friday morning.

The Codiac RCMP were called at 2:40 a.m. after a man was hit when he was walking on Elmwood Drive, near the intersection with Cross Street.

The pedestrian was walking on the road but was not in a crosswalk. He was taken to a Moncton hospital with critical injuries.

But, the RCMP said in a statement that he died on Friday. The victim's name has not been released.

The driver did not suffer any injuries.

The police have sent an accident reconstruction specialist to the scene and are continuing an investigation.

However, no charges are expected to be laid, according to the RCMP’s statement.