Woman dies after being struck by vehicle in Montreal's LaSalle borough

The accident happened around 8:50 p.m. on Angrignon Boulevard, near Newman Boulevard.   (Stéphane Grégoire/Radio-Canada - image credit)
The accident happened around 8:50 p.m. on Angrignon Boulevard, near Newman Boulevard. (Stéphane Grégoire/Radio-Canada - image credit)

An elderly woman died after being hit by a car in Montreal's LaSalle borough Friday night.

The accident happened around 8:50 p.m. on Angrignon Boulevard, near Newman Boulevard.

Police say the collision likely occurred when the woman attempted to cross Angrignon between two intersections.

The 80-year-old suffered injuries to her upper body and was taken to hospital in critical condition, where she later died.

The 40-year-old driver was not injured.

Collision investigators were on the scene Saturday to try and piece together what happened.