Two pedestrians struck in St. Catharines


Two pedestrians have critical injuries after being hit by vehicles in separate incidents in St. Catharines.

The first incident happened around 6 p.m. Thursday, on Niagara St., near Geneva St.

Police say a 32-year-old woman who was crossing Niagara St. stepped into the path of a car.

She suffered life-threatening injuries and was taken to hospital in critical condition.

The 82-year-old man driving the car was not injured.

Just before 10 p.m. police were called to Dieppe Rd., near Neilson Ave.

A 21-year-old man was struck by an SUV, which was being driven by a 72-year-old man.

The pedestrian was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries and is in critical condition.

The collision reconstruction unit is investigating both incidents.

Anyone with information is asked to call police.


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