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Pedestrian seriously injured after being hit by vehicle on Granville Street in Vancouver

A pedestrian was sent to hospital in critical condition after being hit by a vehicle on Granville Street Friday afternoon.

Incident happened just after 4 p.m. Friday

The collision injured one person and damaged a storefront on Granville Street. (Kevin Li/CBC)

A pedestrian was sent to hospital in critical condition after being hit by a vehicle on Granville Street Friday afternoon.

Paramedics were called to the intersection of Granville Street and 11th Avenue shortly after 4 p.m. for a collision involving two vehicles.

A vehicle hit a pedestrian and went through the glass window of a Purdy's Chocolate store at the corner of the intersection, the Vancouver Police Department said in a statement.

Photos from the scene show a silver truck on the sidewalk beside the store. The driver remained at the scene and is cooperating with police, VPD added. 

The victim was sent to hospital in critical condition, said B.C. Emergency Health Services spokesman Jose Vargas. 

No one else was injured. 

The collision occurred at the corner of Granville Street and West 11th Avenue in Vancouver. (@tjspbook/Twitter)

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