10-year-old girl in life-threatening condition after being hit by SUV in Mississauga

The collision happened just before 1:15 p.m. on Friday. Global News

Peel Regional Police say a 10-year-old has been rushed to a trauma centre after being hit by a SUV in Mississauga Friday afternoon.

Emergency crews were called to Erin Mills Parkway and Battleford Road, north of Brittania Road West, just before 1:15 p.m. after a vehicle turning onto Battleford Road struck the girl as well as a 13-year-old girl

Peel Paramedics said the girl was taken to SickKids Hospital in serious, life-threatening condition.

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A police spokesperson said the 13-year-old was treated for minor injuries.

The spokesperson said the driver remained at the scene and was cooperating with investigators.

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Road closures are in place for the investigation and motorists are advised to use alternate routes.

— With files from Nick Westoll

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