A PEDESTRIAN has been hospitalised in a serious condition after being hit by a vehicle while crossing the Pacific Highway in Coffs Harbour.
A witness at the scene said a teenage girl crossed at the Pacific Hwy and Orlando St intersection as the traffic lights changed when she was struck.
Witnesses said the teenager was thrown about 10-15m before hitting the roadway heavily.
A NSW Ambulance spokeswoman said the girl, 15, suffered a serious head injury and a suspected fracture to her pelvis.
She also suffered injuries to her shoulder and leg.
The teenager was taken to Coffs Harbour Base Hospital in a serious condition.
Police from the Coffs/Clarence Local Area Command are investigating the incident.