Woman, 72, in critical condition after being hit by car in Ahuntsic-Cartierville

Police are investigating after a 72-year-old woman was hit by a car at the intersection of Henri-Bourassa Blvd. and Papineau Avenue.

The 35-year-old driver was treated for shock but is not injured

A woman was struck by a vehicle at the corner of Henri-Bourassa Blvd. and Papineau Avenue, Saturday afternoon. (Mathieu Wagner/Radio-Canada)

A 72-year-old woman is in critical condition after she was hit by an SUV in Ahunstic-Cartierville on Saturday afternoon.

Police were called to the intersection of Henri-Bourassa Boulevard and Papineau Avenue just after 2 p.m.

The woman was crossing the street at a crosswalk, police said.

Police said the 35-year-old driver was turning right onto Papineau and may have been blinded by the sun.

The woman was conscious when she taken to hospital. The driver was also treated for shock.