Pedestrian struck while crossing Plains Road East Sunday evening. Injuries were serious.


By Staff

BURLINGTON, ON  November 25, 2012  Halton Police are currently investigating a collision between and vehicle and pedestrian in front of St. Mathew on-the-Plains Anglican Church located at 126 Plains Rd East.

Scene of a serious injury. Pedestrian struck by vehicle while crossing Plains Road East.

The accident occurred at approximately 5:14pm Sunday evening when an eastbound vehicle struck an elderly male crossing Plains Rd.

Police and other Emergency services were called to the scene and located a single male in critical condition.  He was  transported to Hamilton General Hospital for life threatening injuries (identity is being withheld at this time pending notification of next of kin).  The driver of the vehicle was uninjured.

The roadway was closed to facilitate the police investigation but was opened later in the evening.

The pedestrian, an 82 yr old Burlington resident, is still at Hamilton General Hospital with multiple critical injuries.   The driver of the vehicle, a 75 yr old Burlington resident, was not injured.

Due to the seriousness of the injuries, the Halton Regional Police Collision Reconstruction Unit is investigating.  Alcohol was not a contributing factor in this incident.

Any witness or person with information is asked to contact Detective Constable Chris Heffernan at 905-825-4747 ext. 5420.

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