Police arrest 17-year-old after Mississauga hit-and-run injures runner

A Peel Regional Police cruiser and officer are seen at the 12 Division station. Nick Westoll / File / Global News

Police have arrested a teenage driver after a hit-and-run in Mississauga.

In a press release, Peel Regional Police said the incident took place on Lakeshore Road, east of Cawthra Road, at around 1:30 a.m. on June 18.

Police said a 38-year-old woman was running east in the westbound curb lane of Lakeshore Road when she was hit by a vehicle. She was taken to hospital with serious injuries, while the car fled the scene, police said.

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On Tuesday, Peel police arrested a 17-year-old male suspect in Mississauga and charged him with failure to remain causing bodily harm.

The Youth Criminal Just Act prohibits the release of the suspect’s name.


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