Pedestrian in critical condition after being struck by car in Montreal’s west end

Closeup of a light bar from a Montreal police car in Montreal, Friday, Nov. 13, 2020. Mario Beauregard/The Canadian Press

A 68-year-old man is in critical condition after he was struck by a vehicle while walking in Montreal’s west end on Wednesday afternoon.

Montreal police say the pedestrian was hit around 1:40 p.m. at the intersection of Sherbrooke Street and Grey Avenue in the Notre-Dame-de-Grâce area.

The victim, who suffered injuries to his upper body, was conscious when he was taken to hospital. He remains in critical condition as of 3 p.m.

Police say the driver of the car, a 69-year-old man, was stopped by officers. He was taken to hospital but his injuries are not serious.

A stretch of Sherbrooke Street is off limits to traffic as police remain at the scene.

An investigation is underway.

With files from Global News’ Dan Spector


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