Pedestrian in critical condition after being struck in Ottawa's east end
A woman in her 50s has been struck and sent to hospital in critical condition this morning.
Ottawa Police say she was hit by a pick-up truck and sustained injuries to her head, chest and suffered a broken leg.
Emergency crews were called to St. Laurent Boulevard and Belfast Road for two separate collisions just after 7 a.m.
The woman was hit in the first crash at 7:04 and the other crash happened minutes later, likely due to the first collision.
Ottawa Police continue to investigate.
Commuters are asked to avoid the area.
More to come...