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Section of Hwy 520 closed after woman in wheelchair struck by car

 The woman in her twenties was struck by a car traveling westbound at high speeds near Marshall Avenue. Global News

A woman in a wheelchair is in hospital after being struck Friday morning by a vehicle in Dorval along Highway 520.

According to the Sureté du Québec, the incident happened at around 4:15 a.m.

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The woman in her 20s was struck by a car travelling westbound at high speeds near 55th Avenue.

The victim was taken to a hospital and officials say they fear for her life.

Following the accident, the driver was reportedly treated for shock.

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Accident reconstructionists from the Sureté du Québec say the cause of the accident remains unknown.

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Investigators will be attempting to uncover the reason why the disabled woman was on the highway at the time.

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Officials say a section of the road will be closed for the remainder of the morning.

Detours are in place along the service road.

 

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