UPDATE: Pedestrian Transported to Trauma Centre After Being Struck by Vehicle in Mississauga
A pedestrian has been transported to a Toronto trauma centre after being struck by a vehicle in Mississauga.
Around 6:45 a.m., Peel police announced that officers were responding to reports of a vehicle and pedestrian collision in the Bloor Street and Mississauga Valley Blvd. area. Eastbound Bloor was closed as a result, and police initially reported that the victim sustained a minor head injury.
Police later reported that the victim was transported to a local hospital, but then announced that he or she had to be taken to a Toronto trauma centre.
The Major Collision Bureau is currently investigating the incident.
Police are asking residents to avoid the area.
UPDATE: Peel police recently announced that the victim, a 17-year-old male, is currently in stable, non-life threatening condition.