January 11, 2019 8:18 pm
Updated: January 11, 2019 10:34 pm

Montreal police investigating after 2 pedestrians struck by vehicle in Hochelaga

The collision occurred around 5:40 p.m. Friday evening.

Global News

Montreal police say two pedestrians are in hospital after they were hit by a car Friday evening in Montreal’s Mercier–Hochelaga-Maisonneuve borough.

Police spokesperson Andrée-Anne Picard said several calls were placed to 911 about the collision at the intersection of Sherbrooke Street East and Langelier Boulevard

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A 24-year-old man was driving east on Sherbrooke around 5:40 p.m. when he lost control and struck two pedestrians on a sidewalk before crashing into a street light, according to police.

A 37-year-old woman suffered serious injuries and was taken to hospital. The other pedestrian, a 22-year-old man, was also injured.

The driver of the car was also taken to hospital, but police say his life is not in danger.

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Picard said a security perimeter is in place at the scene.

The area has reopened to traffic.

An investigation is underway.

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