LOS ANGELES (CNS) - A person was struck and critically injured by a suspected drunk driver this morning near Los Angeles International  Airport, police said.

The incident on northbound Sepulveda Boulevard in the tunnel between  Century Boulevard and Imperial Highway was reported at 4:35 a.m., said Officer  M. Scott of the Los Angeles Police Department's Pacific Station.

The victim was doing street repairs at the time of the crash, Scott said.

The driver, a man, was arrested at the scene, he said.

Northbound Sepulveda Boulevard was closed at Imperial Highway, as was  the Sepulveda Boulevard offramp from the westbound Glenn Anderson (105) Freeway  as police investigated the crash, Scott said.

About two hours after the crash,  authorities reopened one northbound lane of Sepulveda Boulevard.