Witnesses Sought after Skateboarder Struck in Mississauga


Peel police are looking to identify the driver behind the wheel of a minivan which struck a skateboarder in Mississauga, and they’re asking the public to help locate the suspect.

The incident took place March 24 at 6:37 a.m. near Bloor St. and Mississauga Valley Blvd.

That’s where the victim, a 17-year-old boy, was struck by a Toyota Sienna.

The teen was initially taken to local hospital, then transferred to a Toronto trauma centre.

His injuries are non-life-threatening.

Investigators are appealing for witnesses who may have seen the crash, have dashboard video footage of the incident, or know anything about the actions of the driver or skateboarder prior to the collision.

Anyone with information is asked to phone the major collision bureau at (905) 453-2121 ext. 3710 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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