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Man struck by car following collision on Hwy. 409

Last Updated Jan 13, 2018 at 12:54 pm EST

A man was critically injured after he was struck by a car on Hwy. 409, when he stepped out of his vehicle to survey the scene after colliding with another car. CITYNEWS/Sgt. Kerry Schmidt

A man is in critical condition after being struck by a car on Highway 409 on Saturday morning.

OPP Sgt. Kerry Schmidt says the man stepped out of his vehicle following a minor collision with another car, when he was hit by a third vehicle.

Paramedics responded to a call on the 409, close to Highway 427 at around 7:30 a.m.

The man was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries. Two other patients were taken to hospital with minor injuries.

The westbound lanes of the 409 are closed from Martin Grove Road to Highway 427.

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They keep telling people over & over again, if it (the vehicle) will move, get it out of the way to a safer spot.

January 13, 2018 at 10:20 am

@TwoBeers: …and obviously people don’t listen.

January 13, 2018 at 7:10 pm