Montreal pedestrian in critical condition after being hit by car Pipa News

Montreal pedestrian in critical condition after being hit by car

A man in his 60s is fighting for his life after being hit by a motorist at the intersection of Papinou Avenue and Beaubian Street in Montreal.

The accident happened shortly before 4 a.m. on Sunday. According to preliminary reports from the Montreal Police Service (SPVM), the driver was turning south on Papineau Avenue when he collided with a man in the middle of the road.

Police say the driver could not avoid the collision.

When he was taken to the hospital, the passerby had fainted. Before dawn his condition was critical.

The driver, in his 60s, not a single person was injured. An SPVM spokesperson said police met him about an hour after the collision.

Authorities set up a security perimeter on Papineau Avenue between Beaubian and Bellaches until 8:30 a.m.

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