July 28, 2019 10:59 am
Updated: July 28, 2019 3:48 pm

Montreal pedestrian in critical condition after being struck by car

A 68-year-old man suffered a serious head injury after being hit by a car on Iberville Street near Hochelaga Street.

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A 68-year-old man is in critical condition after being struck by a car on Iberville Street near Hochelaga Street in Montreal’s Ville-Marie borough, police said.

The man was unconscious when he was rushed to hospital with a severe head injury, according to Montreal police.

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Police said a Honda CR-V was driving southbound on Iberville Street and hit the pedestrian while making a left turn, around 9:45 a.m Sunday.

Police are on the scene to determine who was at fault in the collision.

The driver, a 50-year-old woman, was in shock but not injured, police said.

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Editor’s note: This story has been updated to correct the age of the injured pedestrian and the name of the street.

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