Senior hit by truck taken to Calgary hospital in life-threatening condition

The victim was in critical, life-threatening condition when transported to hospital by paramedics. Getty Images

A senior was rushed to hospital on Thursday afternoon after being hit by a truck in the community of Acadia.

Calgary police said it happened at the intersection of Bonaventure Drive Southeast and 94 Avenue Southeast just after 1 p.m.

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EMS said the victim, a 70-year-old woman, was in critical, life-threatening condition when she was taken to hospital by paramedics.

The driver of the truck remained at the scene.

Area roads were closed for several hours while police investigated.

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