Woman in life-threatening condition after alleged hit and run in southeast Calgary

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Woman in serious condition after hit and run in southeast Calgary
WATCH: A woman was taken to hospital in serious condition after being struck by a pickup truck in a marked crosswalk in southeast Calgary – Mar 16, 2023

A woman is in serious, life-threatening condition after being hit by a truck on International Avenue in southeast Calgary on Thursday morning.

A Calgary Police Service spokesperson confirmed officers responded to the collision — which happened at the intersection of 17 Avenue S.E. and 28 Street S.E. — at approximately 9:25 a.m.

The woman, who is in her early 40s, was struck by a truck while crossing the street at a marked crosswalk.

An EMS spokesperson told QR Calgary the woman was struck by a “relatively large” pickup truck. She suffered several traumatic injuries. In an update on Friday, CPS said the woman was actually hit by a semi-truck.

No other injuries were reported.

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The vehicle did not remain at the scene, according to CPS.

In Friday’s update, police also said officers had found the driver suspected of being involved in the hit and run and that investigators were speaking with him.

The investigation is ongoing.

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