Woman, 78, in critical condition after being hit by car in Ville-Marie borough

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Woman, 78, in critical condition after being hit by car in Ville-Marie borough

A 78-year-old woman is in critical but stable condition after she was hit by a car Monday afternoon in Montreal's Ville-Marie borough.

The incident happened around 1:40 p.m. at the corner of de Maisonneuve Boulevard East and Alexandre-de-Sève Street.

The woman was crossing de Maisonneuve Boulevard when she was hit. A walker was seen lying on the road where the collision occurred.

Police said the driver was a 90-year-old man.

Collision investigators are at the scene.

De Maisonneuve was closed to traffic between Panet and de Champlain Streets, as was Alexandre-de-Sève between between Logan and Sainte-Catherine streets.

All streets reopened to traffic around 5:30 p.m.