Pedestrian, 85, in critical condition after being struck by car in Rosemont
Woman hit by car while crossing Beaubien Street at Pie-IX Boulevard
An 85-year-old woman is in hospital in critical condition after she was struck by a car Thursday afternoon in Montreal's east end.
The incident happened at 3:35 p.m. in Rosemont at the corner of Beaubien Street and Pie-IX Boulevard.
Police say the woman was heading west, crossing Beaubien Street, when the driver of a car turning left to go southbound on Pie-IX Boulevard struck her.
The driver, a 42-year-old woman, was taken to hospital to be treated for shock.
Pie-IX Bouelvard was closed for several hours in both directions between St. Zotique and Bellechasse streets. It reopened at around 7 p.m.
Police are investigating the cause of the crash.