Advertisement

Pedestrian in critical condition after being hit by car in Rivière-des-Prairies: police

Montreal police are investigating an early morning crash in which a pedestrian was struck on Maurice-Duplessis Boulevard.
Montreal police are investigating an early morning crash in which a pedestrian was struck on Maurice-Duplessis Boulevard. TVA

A pedestrian was hit by a car early Thursday morning in Montreal’s Rivière-des-Prairies-Pointe-aux-Trembles borough, according to police.

Montreal police say a 42-year-old woman was walking along Maurice-Duplessis Boulevard and attempted to cross the street at Armand-Bombardier Boulevard.

A vehicle travelling southbound on the street had a green light and wasn’t able to stop in time to avoid the woman, police say.

READ MORE: Snowdon street corner merits crossing guard, Montreal police say

The woman has been taken to hospital in critical condition.

The driver, a 41-year-old man, was treated for shock by paramedics at the scene.

The Montreal police collision squad is on the scene, and the intersection remains closed.

Story continues below advertisement