Woman dead after being struck by vehicle in Richmond Hill: police

The scene of a fatal collision in Richmond Hill Wednesday night. Andrew Collins / Global News

York Regional Police say a 58-year-old Vaughan woman is dead after she was struck by a vehicle in Richmond Hill late Wednesday.

Police said they were called to the area of Bayview Avenue and Major Mackenzie Drive shortly after 10 p.m. for reports of a pedestrian struck.

Officers initially said a woman was taken to hospital in life-threatening condition, and in a tweet posted after midnight, announced that the victim died.

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The driver, a 57-year-old woman from Richmond Hill, remained at the scene as did witnesses, police said.

There is no word on what led to the collision.

Roads were closed in the area but have since reopened.

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Anyone who has information on the collision and hasn’t spoken to police is asked to contact investigators at 1-866-876-5423, ext. 7704 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477.

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