Woman in critical condition after accident in Newton

Police want to speak to anyone who witnessed the accident in Newton Tuesday night

A woman was in critical condition after an accident in Newton Tuesday night.

NEWTON — Police want to speak to anyone who witnessed an accident in Newton Tuesday night that left a 39-year-old woman in critical condition.

At about 6:15 p.m. on Nov. 10, police responded to reports of a pedestrian being struck by a blue Dodge Caravan travelling east on 75A Avenue near 125th Street.

According to reports, the woman was struck while walking in a marked crosswalk.

The woman suffered serious injuries to her legs and head and was taken to hospital.

The driver remained at the scene, is co-operating with police and alcohol and speed are not believed to have been a factor.

Anyone who witnessed the accident or has any information is asked to call police at 604-599-0502 or Crime Stoppers to remain anonymous, at 1-800-222-8477 or Solvecrime.ca, quoting file number 2015-16167.


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