Updated March 18 at 9:40 a.m.
A 28-year-old man is in hospital in critical condition after being struck by a vehicle at the intersection of Notre Dame Avenue and King Street early Friday morning.
Greater Sudbury Police say they received a call about the collision at around 2:25 a.m. this morning.
Paramedics transported the man to hospital with life-threatening injuries. The victim’s name will not be released out of respect for his family’s wishes.
Notre Dame Avenue was closed for several hours as police investigated the incident.
They have determined that a blue four-door sedan was travelling northbound on Notre Dame Avenue when it struck the man at the intersection of King Street.
The investigation into the incident is ongoing.
Anyone with information related to the collision is asked to contact the GSPS Traffic Management Unit at 705-675-9171.
Updated March 18 at 7:55 a.m.
The road had been fully reopened to traffic as of 7:45 a.m.
Updated March 18 at 7:05 a.m.
Notre Dame Avenue was partially reopened to traffic while our reporter was at the scene as of 6:45 a.m. A sedan with a smashed windshield was being towed away as police continued their investigation.
Notre Dame Avenue is closed to traffic between Bond and St. George streets after an early-morning pedestrian collision.
The pedestrian received serious injury and has been transported to Health Sciences North.
The collision was first reported by Greater Sudbury Police on Twitter at 2:46 a.m., and police tweeted about the section of Notre Dame being closed as of 4:17 a.m.
The incident is under investigation by the Greater Sudbury Police traffic management unit.