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2-year-old girl struck by vehicle in Burford on Christmas Day: police

An OPP cruiser is seen at the service's Toronto detachment. Nick Westoll / File / Global News

Brant County OPP are investigating after a two-year-old girl was struck by a motor vehicle on Christmas Day.

Police attended the scene on Highway 53 in Burford at around 12 p.m. on Tuesday, following reports of a collision involving a pedestrian.

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Upon arrival, police said a vehicle had struck a two-year-old girl.

Police said the driver of the vehicle was a 28-year-old Brant County man.

The girl was transported to hospital with life-threatening injuries.

A police spokesperson confirmed to 980 CFPL that the incident occurred on a private driveway and that the girl and the driver are related, though he did not specify the relation.

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Meanwhile, Brant County OPP continue to investigate the scene and are asking anyone with information about the collision to call them.

Editor’s note: This story has been updated to correct the child’s age to being two years old as police initially indicated she was three.

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