Pedestrian struck by vehicle in Oshawa Thursday suffers serious injuries

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Published August 19, 2022 at 10:28 am

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A 40-year-old man suffered serious injuries when he was hit by a vehicle in Oshawa on Thursday evening.

The man was struck while walking at Taunton Road West and Northbrook Street on Thursday, Aug. 18 around 4:17 p.m., Durham Regional Police said. The driver of the vehicle was travelling eastbound on Taunton Road West when the collision occurred. The driver remained on scene and spoke to investigators.

The pedestrian was transported by ambulance to a Toronto-area trauma centre with serious injuries, police said.

The roads in the area were closed for several hours while police collected evidence.

Anyone with information about this incident or who witnessed this collision should call Detective Constable Ryce of the Traffic Services Branch Collision Investigation Unit at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 5255.

Anonymous information can be sent to Durham Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at www.durhamregionalcrimestoppers.ca and tipsters may be eligible for a $2,000 cash reward.

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