Stretch of Highway 416 closed after pedestrian struck

The southbound lanes of Highway 416 were closed between Bankfield Road and Roger Stevens Drive after a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle Wednesday, OPP said. (CBC - image credit)
The southbound lanes of Highway 416 were closed between Bankfield Road and Roger Stevens Drive after a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle Wednesday, OPP said. (CBC - image credit)

A pedestrian is in critical condition with life-threatening injuries after being struck by a vehicle on Highway 416 south of Ottawa.

The man was taken to hospital with multi-system trauma, Ottawa paramedics told CBC.

The southbound lanes of Highway 416 between Bankfield Road and Roger Stevens Drive were closed while police investigated. They reopened after 5 a.m. on Thursday.