Published: Oct 06, 2013 11:13 AM EDT

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- A man is in critical condition after a car hit him in Naples Saturday night.

The Florida Highway Patrol says a man was crossing US 41, just east of Palm Street when a car hit him. It happened around 11:30 p.m.

Troopers say the driver swirved to try to avoid hitting the man.

The pedestrian's idenitity has not been released, but troopers say he may have been drinking. He was airlifted to Lee Memorial Hospital.

Charges are pending in the case.