A man suffered serious head injuries after he was hit this morning by a vehicle on the Airport Parkway, just south of Hunt Club Road.

The man, who paramedics said was in his late 20s or early 30s, was walking along the parkway at about 7:20 a.m. when he was struck.

The man was taken to the trauma unit of the Ottawa Hospital. Ottawa police said the injuries were at first believed to be life-threatening, but are now only considered serious.

Ottawa Police are investigating the collision. The vehicle and driver remained at the scene, police said.