Montreal – Two pedestrians sustained critical injuries after being hit by a car in the Ville St-Laurent borough of Montreal on Sunday afternoon.
Around 2:35 pm, a 28-year-old driver exiting a parking lot struck a 19-year-old woman on the sidewalk of Côte-de-Liesse Rd., according to police.
The car then hit a streetlamp, which fell and struck a 23-year-old male pedestrian.
Both victims were rushed to the hospital in critical condition – the woman with lower body injuries and the man with upper body injuries.
The driver, who was unhurt, remained at the scene. Police say charges are possible pending an investigation.
A security perimeter was established and collision investigators analyzed the scene to determine what led the driver to mount the sidewalk and hit the two pedestrians, leaving them critically injured.
Read more news: