Police Seeking Witnesses After Elderly Woman Killed in Hit and Run in Mississauga


Published May 2, 2019 at 3:47 pm


Investigators from the Peel Regional Police Major Collision Bureau are appealing to the public for help following a fatal hit and run incident in Mississauga.

Police say the incident occurred shortly after 5:00 p.m. on May 1 at the Sorrento Drive and Elia Avenue intersection.

Police say 75-year-old Mississauga woman Rafaela Piedrasanta was walking from the south side of Elia Avenue to the north side of Elia Avenue at Sorrento Drive when she was struck by a vehicle that was turning right.  

The victim suffered serious injuries and died in the hospital.

Police say the collision was captured on video.  

The vehicle has been identified as a white 2018 Ford pick-up truck with four doors and a white Leer cap on the box. The vehicle licence plate is AV27643.

This vehicle has not yet been recovered.

Police are asking anyone who knows the whereabouts of this vehicle or who has any information related to this collision to contact the Major Collision Bureau at (905) 453–2121, ext. 3710.  

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