Charges laid after pedestrian struck by vehicle: London police

London police investigate a collision involving a vehicle and a pedestrian at Adelaide and Little Simcoe streets. Christian D'Avino / 980 CFPL

London police say they’ve laid charges after a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle on Friday evening.

It was around 7:10 p.m., when officers responded to a report of a pedestrian being hit by a vehicle, in the area of Adelaide Street north and Little Simcoe Street.

Police say the pedestrian was transported to hospital with serious injuries and the driver involved was taken into custody.

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In an update released Saturday, police said the pedestrian remains in critical condition.

The 21-year-old driver of the vehicle involved has been charged in the incident.

The London man faces one count of leaving the scene of an accident causing bodily harm.


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