TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) – One person was seriously injured after being hit by a car Tuesday afternoon.

It happened around 5:00 pm in the area of Wabash Ave. and 35th St.

Vigo Co. Sheriff John Plasse said the pedestrian was taken to a local hospital for serious injuries.

The driver of the vehicle, Donald Whitaker, was arrested for Operating a Vehicle While Intoxicated Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury.

The investigation is ongoing.