Montreal police investigating after 2 pedestrians struck by vehicle in Hochelaga
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
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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