Pedestrian seriously injured after being hit by van in Richmond Hill

The scene in Richmond Hill on Sept. 8, 2023. Dave Woodcock / Global News

York Regional Police say a pedestrian has serious injuries after being hit by a vehicle in Richmond Hill on Friday.

The pedestrian-involved collision happened just before 8 a.m. at the intersection of Leslie Street and East Beaver Creek Road.

Police said the pedestrian was taken to hospital with serious, possibly life-threatening injuries.

There is no word if the driver remained at the scene. Police said the vehicle involved was a van. Images from the scene show a white van within the police tape.

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Leslie Street is closed between West Wilmot Street and 16th Avenue. Police are advising motorists to take alternate routes.


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