December 23, 2018 10:08 am
Updated: December 23, 2018 6:35 pm

Multiple people injured after being struck by vehicle outside Mississauga bar

WATCH ABOVE: Police said the suspect drove into the group of people with whom he was arguing earlier inside the club. Kamil Karamali reports.

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Peel Regional Police say multiple people were injured after being struck by a vehicle outside of a Mississauga bar early Sunday following a fight that took place inside.

Emergency crews responded to the &Company Resto Bar near Hurontario Street and Burnhamthorpe Road just before 3 a.m.

When they arrived on the scene, officers located multiple people who had been struck by a vehicle outside of the bar.

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Five people were transported to hospital, and their injuries range from serious to minor.

One woman in her 20s suffered serious but non-life-threatening injuries.

Three other women and one man, all in their 20s, were less seriously injured.

Police said the vehicle fled the scene, and officers are searching for a 35-to 40-year-old man who was driving a black Acura without a front licence plate.

On Sunday morning, Const. Sarah Patten told reporters that the incident occurred following a fight which began inside the bar.

The suspect, who was involved in the fight, went outside to his vehicle after security escorted out everyone involved in the altercation, according to police.

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The suspect then drove into the group of people with whom he was arguing, Patten said.

Police have spoken to some witnesses but are asking anyone who saw the incident, has video or can provide any other information to contact them or Crime Stoppers anonymously.

Debris were strewn outside of the bar following the collision.

Jeremy Cohn / Global News
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