Young woman dead after she was struck by a Jeep in Niagara Falls

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Published September 23, 2022 at 8:41 pm

A young woman is in hospital tonight after she was struck by a Jeep in Niagara Falls.

Police received the call about the collision shortly before 1:30 p.m. on September 23. A Jeep Cherokee had struck a woman, 22, by McLeod Rd and Pin Oak Dr. After striking the woman the Jeep continued forward and hit two light poles bringing down live wires.


When police arrived on the scene they found the woman in critical condition. Niagara paramedics and firefighters also responded to treat the woman’s injuries.

Despite the efforts of first responders the woman succumbed to her injuries and was pronounced dead on site. The Jeep driver, a 75-year-old man from St. Catharines, was taken to a local hospital for treatment.

The NRPS Collision Reconstruction Unit and Forensic Services Unit were brought in to investigate the circumstances of the crash. They shuttered McLeod Rd for some time to collect evidence. However, the road has since reopened.

Anyone who witnessed the crash can call Niagara police at  905-688-4111, option 3, extension 1009089, or Crime Stoppers anonymously at  1-800-222-8477.

 

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