Man in his 80s dead after being hit by pickup truck in Mississauga

Police at the scene near Blueheron Boulevard and Loonlake Avenue in Mississauga. Bill Barker / Global News

Peel Regional Police say an elderly man has died after he was hit by a pickup truck in Mississauga on Tuesday morning.

Emergency crews were called to Blueheron Boulevard and Loonlake Avenue, in the Bristol and Creditview roads area, at around 8:37 a.m.

Police said the 84-year-old man was riding a bicycle when he was struck.

He was taken to a trauma centre in serious condition, police said. In a later update from the hospital, police said the man’s condition had upgraded to life-threatening.

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In another update on Thursday, police said the man had died from his injuries.

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The driver did remain at the scene of the collision, investigators said.

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