A 28-year-old Island woman is in intensive care in hospital after she was hit by a tractor-trailer while walking in Bloomfield Corner Saturday night.

RCMP say officers and paramedics were called to the scene around 11:30 p.m.

The Lennox Island woman was seriously injured and was taken to Prince County Hospital before being airlifted to the QEII Health Sciences Centre in Halifax.

The driver of the truck was not injured.

A collision analyst is helping with the police investigation.