A transient was in serious condition Wednesday at LDS hospital after being struck by a pickup truck in a hit-and-run accident Tuesday night.

Chester Blackhorse, 43, was walking north across 17th South at Richards Street about 6:15 p.m. when he was struck by a westbound tan-colored pickup truck, said Salt Lake Police Lt. Tom Brown. The truck did not stop.Blackhorse was taken to LDS Hospital where he underwent surgery following the accident.