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Another pedestrian struck, critically hurt in nighttime hit

A 59-year-old male was seriously injured after being struck by a vehicle in Ajax Wednesday night, said Durham Police.

On October 25 at about 11:18 pm, members from West Division responded to a pedestrian being struck by a motor vehicle at the intersection of Kingston Road East and Salem Road North in Ajax.

A grey Toyota Corolla was driving eastbound on Kingston Road when the vehicle struck the pedestrian, a 59-year-old Oshawa male. The driver of the Toyota remained on scene, police said.

The pedestrian sustained life-threatening injuries and was transported to a Toronto based trauma centre where he remains in critical condition. The driver of the Toyota Corolla was not injured.

Members of the DRPS – Collision Investigation Unit attended the scene to conduct an investigation. The area of the roadway was closed for several hours while evidence was collected.

Anyone with information about this incident or witnessed this collision is asked to call D/Cst. Riley of the Collision Investigation Unit at 905-579-1520 ext. 5216.

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