Report: Woman struck by vehicle while sitting on bench in Scarborough


A woman in her 50s or 60s was taken to hospital after being struck by a vehicle while sitting on a bench near a bus stop in Scarborough.

Paramedics say they were called to the scene in the Orton Park and Lawrence Avenue East area around 3:40 p.m. Wednesday.

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The victim, who was originally thought to be in her teens, suffered serious lower-body injuries, but not they were not life-threatening, police say.

A second person was treated at the scene, but was not taken to hospital.

The area was closed for the investigation but has since reopened.

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