DES MOINES, Iowa – Police are investigating after a pedestrian was hit by an SUV early Thursday morning in downtown Des Moines.

It happened around 4:30 a.m. at 15th and Walnut Streets. The adult male who was hit was transported to the hospital with head and other injuries, according to Sgt. Paul Parizek with the Des Moines Police Department.

He is expected to survive.

Sgt. Parizek said the driver of the SUV is not currently facing charges in the case.

The investigation is continuing.