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Police ask for help identifying woman struck by pick-up truck in Markham
Published Friday, October 18, 2019 10:30AM EDT Last Updated Friday, October 18, 2019 2:26PM EDT
Police tape is shown in this file photo. (File/THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy)
TORONTO – Police are asking for help identifying a woman who is in hospital with life-threatening injuries after she was struck by a pick-up truck in Markham.
The woman was struck in the area of 16th Avenue and The Bridle Walk on Friday morning.
Police said the victim was found underneath the truck when emergency crews arrived at the scene, but fire crews and paramedics were able to free her.
Police have described the woman as Asian and approximately 60 years old. She was wearing a white sun hat and black jacket.
The driver of the truck remained at the scene.
Police are asking for anyone who may have witnessed the incident to come forward.