10-year-old girl dies in hospital after being struck by vehicle in Vaughan

A 10-year-old girl has died in hospital a day after being struck by a vehicle in Vaughan on Wednesday, York police say.

“We have been advised that sadly, the 10-year-old child who was hit riding her bike in Vaughan, passed away in hospital last night,” police said in a tweet Friday. “Our thoughts are with her family and friends. We continue to urge any witnesses to the collision to please come forward.”

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Emergency services were called to Pleasant Ridge Avenue, in the area of Basie Gate and Coltrane Drive, for reports of a collision at around 10:45 a.m.

Police said a Hyundai Santa Fe struck a 10-year-old girl.

Investigators said the 33-year-old driver remain on scene and is cooperating with the investigation.

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