A female pedestrian was hit by an SUV Friday night while she tried to cross Lowell Street near .
The accident occurred around 8:30 p.m. and the woman was taken by ambulance to Mass. General Hospital in Boston with serious injuries. Police initially asked for MedFlight to respond, but then called it off.
A portion of Lowell Street out to Peabody Square was closed off to traffic for approximately an hour-and-a-half while police reconstructed the accident scene.
No further details are available yet.