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Lunchtime hit-and-run of elderly woman in North York

RCMP cordon off a crime scene using police ta

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An 80-year-old woman is in hospital in serious condition and a driver is being questioned by police after a lunchtime hit-and-run incident in North York.

The unidentified victim sustained head and leg injuries when she was struck by a car on Yonge Street south of York Mills Road shortly before 1:30 p.m. Thursday, police said.

The vehicle that hit her drove away but its driver later turned himself in.

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No charges have been laid but the intersection remains closed off as investigators examine the scene.

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