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Pedestrian critically injured after being struck by vehicle in Mississauga

Emergency crews at the scene where a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle in the area of Confederation Parkway and Eglinton Avenue on Saturday. Global News

Peel Regional Police say a pedestrian is in critical condition after she was struck by a vehicle in Mississauga Saturday evening.

Police said they were called to the area of Confederation Parkway and Huntington Ridge Drive, south of Eglinton Avenue, shortly after 6:30 p.m.

Officers said the victim was taken to a trauma centre with serious, possibly life-threatening injuries.

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A police spokesperson told Global News Sunday morning that the victim remained in hospital in critical condition.

Officers said the pedestrian is a “female young person,” meaning she is under the age of 18, but didn’t elaborate further.

Police said the vehicle involved remained at the scene of the collision.

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