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Woman critically injured after being hit by tractor trailer in North York: police

A Toronto Police Service cruiser is seen in this file image. Global News

A 42-year-old woman is suffering from critical injuries after she was hit by a truck in North York on Friday, Toronto police say.

Police said in a news release that at around 8:16 a.m., officers were called to the area of Norfinch Drive and Finch Avenue West, just east of Highway 400, for reports of a collision.

The statement said that a 61-year-old man driving a tractor trailer south on Norfinch Drive made a right turn onto Finch Avenue West when he hit the woman.

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She was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Police said their investigation into the collision is ongoing.

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Officers are looking to speak to any witnesses, as well as anyone who may have relevant video footage.

Anyone with information is asked to contact investigators at 416-808-1900 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-8477.

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