Pedestrian struck by vehicle downtown

A man is in hospital with life-threatening injuries after a collision early Sunday morning, according to London police.

Emergency crews were called to the intersection of Queens Avenue and Richmond Street around 3 a.m. where a pedestrian had reportedly been struck by a vehicle.

Upon arrival, officers learned that the vehicle involved in the crash had fled the scene.

The victim was taken to hospital with in life threatening condition.

Police said a suspect was identified and arrested on Sunday.

“Additional details regarding charges laid will be released when available,” said a statement from the London Police Service.

Richmond Street remained closed between Dundas Street and Fullarton Street as the Traffic Management Unit conducted their investigation.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact London police at 519-661-5670. Anonymous tips can be submitted via Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).


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