Man, 61, charged after Mississauga hit-and-run that left woman injured: police
A 61-year-old man has been arrested and charged after a hit-and-run in Mississauga Wednesday evening that left a woman injured, police say.
Emergency crews were called to the scene at The Credit Woodlands and Forestwood Drive, near Dundas Street West, after 6 p.m.
Police said a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle and was taken to a local hospital.
Peel Paramedics said the pedestrian, a woman likely in her 60s, was taken to a hospital in Mississauga suffering from lower hip and leg injuries. She was reported to be conscious and stable.
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The suspect vehicle, reportedly a white mid-sized SUV, fled the scene, police said.
In an update on Thursday, police said the driver, a 61-year-old Mississauga man, has since been arrested and charged with failing to stop at the scene of an accident resulting in bodily harm.
He’s scheduled to appear in court at a later date.
Police said the pedestrian remained in hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
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