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SIU investigating after woman hit by police cruiser in Hamilton

The woman was crossing Dundurn Street at an intersection.

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is investigating after a pedestrian was hit by a police cruiser in Hamilton on Monday.

A 74-year-old woman was crossing Dundurn Street at the King Street intersection around 3:30 p.m., the SIU says.

A cruiser driven by a Hamilton Police Service officer was headed west. The SIU says the officer tried to turn south on Dundurn when the cruiser hit the woman.

She was taken to hospital with a leg injury.

Three investigators, one forensic investigator and a collision reconstructionist are looking into the incident, the SIU says.

Anyone with information about the incident can call 1-800-787-8529.

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