Elderly pedestrian succumbs to injuries

An 84-year-old pedestrian has died of his injuries after being struck by a vehicle at Markham.

Shortly before 6 a.m. on Oct. 18, York Regional Police responded to a report that a pedestrian had been struck by a vehicle in the area of Ninth Line, north of Winterberry Drive. The man was taken to hospital where he succumbed to life-threatening injuries.

The vehicle remained at the scene. Witnesses, who haven’t yet spoken with police, are asked to contact the Major Collision Investigation Unit at 1-866-876-5423, ext. 7704; Crime Stoppers, anonymously, at 1-800-222-TIPS; or leave a tip online at 1800222tips.com.

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