Pedestrian Killed in Brampton, Another Got Critically Injured While Helping

On Friday morning at around 5:45 a.m., two female pedestrians were struck in the area of Heritage Road and Steeles Avenue.

On Friday morning at around 5:45 a.m., two female pedestrians were struck in the area of Heritage Road and Steeles Avenue. One of them died and the other who tried to help her is in critical condition.

Const. Mandeep Khatra said, “Officers arrived on scene and sadly found one female pedestrian whose vital signs were absent, so she was deceased at the scene. Another female was taken to a trauma center with serious life-threatening injuries.”

The police informed that the female who died was 41 years old and the one who is in critical condition is 30 years old.

Const. Khatra told the source that it was a multi-vehicle collision, wherein two remained on the scene, and one remains outstanding. The outstanding vehicle, which is a mid-sized SUV was last seen heading westbound on Steels Avenue.

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The police are urging the driver to contact the police and speak to legal counsel as soon as possible.

Khatra said, “the pedestrians were on the east side of the intersection crossing south before the first pedestrian was struck by a vehicle travelling eastbound.” He further added, “she landed in the in the westbound lanes, sadly, and then was struck again by another vehicle travelling westbound and the second vehicle is the one that we’re looking for.”

The second pedestrian was struck when she was trying the assist the first woman hit.

Khatra said, “It appears that she tried to help the first victim and was struck in the process. She appears to be making a recovery but her condition is still serious condition at the hospital.” He further added, “It’s so unfortunate that this transpired but for that second vehicle that was involved, just know that this is a busy intersection, a lot of traffic, a lot of cameras in the area. We just urge you to please contact police as soon as possible.”

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