June 10, 2019 2:35 pm
Updated: June 10, 2019 5:00 pm

Woman, 79, in hospital after being struck by vehicle in Villeray

Montreal police say the collision occurred around 12:30 p.m. in Villeray.

Rachel Lau/Global News

Montreal police are investigating after a 79-year-old woman was struck by a vehicle while walking in Villeray early Monday afternoon.

The collision occurred around 12:30 p.m. near the intersection of de Normanville and Villeray streets.

Police spokesperson Caroline Chèvrefils says the driver of the car was heading south on Normanville and turning onto Villeray when she hit the pedestrian.

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The woman suffered serious injuries to her head and was taken to hospital in critical condition. As of 4 p.m., police say the woman’s condition has been upgraded to stable.

The 60-year-old woman who was driving the car was treated for shock at the scene.

A security perimeter was set up as police officers investigated the collision.

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