(WUSA9) -- Montgomery County Police say a pedestrian was struck on Westport Road at Saratoga Road on Tuesday morning just before 8.
Police say a 50-year-old woman was walking across Westport Road when she was hit by a van.
A police official says they are investigating whether or not the sun may have prevented the driver from being able to see her. The driver stayed on the scene after the collision, say police.
Police say the woman suffered serious injuries and was flown to the hospital by a Maryland State Police helicopter. An officials says she is in serious condition.
At approximately 11:20 a.m., Montgomery County police said Westport Road at Saratoga Avenue was reopened.