SCOTTSDALE, AZ (3TV/CBS5) -- Authorities in Scottsdale say a pedestrian waiting to cross the street was struck by a car involved in an accident that skidded onto the sidewalk.

Scottsdale Police Dept. spokesman, Sgt. Ben Hoster, said the two-car collision happened around 3 p.m. at the intersection of Miller and Thomas roads.

Hoster says one of the vehicles involved, struck a pedestrian after the cars collided. The pedestrian has life-threatening injuries.

Scottsdale Fire spokesman, Capt. Dwayne Bader, says the drivers of the two cars and the pedestrian were all taken to a Scottsdale hospital.

The intersection remained closed several hours as the police investigation was underway. It was re-opened just before 6 p.m.

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