A BRITISH man is in hospital after being hit by a vehicle as he walked across the motorway in Majorca.
The incident took place early on Sunday when the man, whose name has not been revealed, was run over as he was walking across the motorway connecting Palma de Majorca airport with the city of Palma.
Local media reported that the incident happened when an unspecified vehicle knocked down a pedestrian who was in the middle of the motorway that connects Palma de Majorca with Son Sant Joan.
The 22-year-old was left lying on the ground.
After calls were made to the emergency services, patrol cars from the Spanish Civil Guard and medical services went to the scene to attend the emergency.
The paramedics confirmed that the victim was suffering from serious injuries so, once he was stabilised, he was taken to Son Espases hospital where he arrived in a serious condition.
He reportedly remains in the hospital with serious injuries.
The Spanish Civil Guard has opened an investigation in order to find out the causes of the accident.
It is unclear if the driver has been questioned or arrested by the police and the investigation is ongoing.