Woman seriously injured after being struck by SUV in a Vaughan hit-and-run

Police tape off the scene near Townsgate Drive on Feb. 7, 2023. Marc Cormier / Global News

York Regional Police say a woman has undergone emergency surgery following and hit-and-run in Vaughan on Tuesday night.

Emergency crews were called to Townsgate Drive, just north of Bathurst Street and Steeles Avenue, at around 8:30 p.m. for reports of a pedestrian-involved collision.

YRP Staff Sgt. Stephen Yan told reporters a woman was crossing Townsgate Drive when she was struck by a dark-coloured SUV travelling eastbound.

She was taken to hospital with serious injuries and had to get emergency surgery.

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Police said the vehicle did not remain at the scene of the collision and drove off.

Investigators are asking anyone with information or dashcam footage to come forward.


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