Police say that on Tuesday, November 7th, 2017, at approximately 4:13 p.m., the Niagara Regional Police Service, the Grimsby Fire Service and the Niagara Emergency Medical Service (EMS), responded to reports of a collision that involved a vehicle and a pedestrian at the intersection of Christie Street at Olive Street in the Town of Grimsby, Ontario.


Investigators have determined that a 79 year-old female pedestrian from Grimsby, was attempting to cross at the controlled intersection of Christie Street at Olive Street. At the same time, a 2013 Ford F550 pick-up truck, driven by a 20 year-old male from Jordan Station, and occupied by a 28 year-old male passenger from St.Catharines, was travelling west on Olive Street.

As The driver attempted to turn left and continue south on Christie Street, a collision occurred between the Ford and the pedestrian, causing the 79 year-old female to suffer life-threatening injuries.

The pedestrian was transported to an out-of-region trauma center where she continues to be treated for her injuries.The 20 year-old driver of the Ford and his 28 year-old passenger were not injured.

Any witnesses to the collision are asked to contact detectives at (905) 688-4111, extension 5500.This collision remains under investigation by Detectives of the Niagara Regional Police – Collision Reconstruction Unit.

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