Pedestrian in critical condition after being struck by a car in Whitby


Published January 31, 2024 at 12:41 pm

A woman is in critical condition in hospital after being hit by a car in Whitby Tuesday evening.

Durham Police responded to a call for a pedestrian struck by a vehicle near Taunton Rd W. and Baldwin St. S. at about 7 p.m.  A green Toyota Highlander had been travelling westbound on Taunton Road when it hit the 49-year-old woman. The driver of the Toyota remained on scene and was cooperative with police.

The pedestrian sustained life-threatening injuries and was transported to a Toronto-area trauma centre where she remains in critical condition.

Members of the Collision Investigation Unit were called to the scene and a portion of the roadway was closed for several hours while evidence was collected. The roadway has since reopened.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact D/Cst. Riley of the Collision Investigation Unit at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 5216.

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