Elderly woman dies after being struck by van at King Street East and Ontario Street
Police say the woman was attempting to cross King Street East at 8:15 p.m. Wednesday evening
A 79-year-old woman has died after being struck by a van in the King Street East and Ontario Street area Wednesday.
Police say the woman was attempting to cross King Street East at 8:15 p.m. Wednesday evening, when she was hit by a Dodge caravan heading eastbound.
Police told CBC News the woman was found lying on the ground in the road conscious but not moving. She was transported to a trauma centre with life-threatening injuries.
The woman succumbed to those injuries in hospital Thursday.
The driver of the van, a 61-year-old man remained on the scene.
There is no word on charges at this time.