Teenager Sustains Life Threatening Injuries in Oshawa

A 17-year-old Whitby male sustained life-threatening injuries as a result of being struck by a vehicle while walking on Conlin Road in Oshawa.

On Friday, April 19, 2019, at approximately 10:52 p.m., Police were called to a serious collision involving a pedestrian and motor vehicle at Conlin Road and Thornton Road in Oshawa. The male pedestrian, was walking with two friends eastbound on Conlin Road when the male was struck by an eastbound vehicle. Both lighting and weather conditions were not favorable at the time of the collision.

The other two male pedestrians and the driver of the vehicle were not injured.

Emergency Services personal attended and provided medical assistance to the pedestrian. The teen was transported to a Toronto area trauma centre by ambulance with life-threatening injuries.

The Collision Investigation Unit attended the scene to conduct an investigation. The area of the roadway was closed for several hours while evidence was collected.

Anyone with information about this incident or witnessed this collision is asked to call D/Cst. Scott of the Traffic Services Branch at 905-579-1520 (toll free 1-888-579-1520) ext. 5217.

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