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Boy hit by vehicle in Markham

Remains in stable but critical condition

A 14-year-old boy remains in stable but critical condition after he was struck by a vehicle in Markham.

The incident happened at McCowan Road and Bur Oak Avenue around 6:30 pm Saturday.  

Police say the boy was struck by a Honda minivan, hitting the hood and then the windshield.

Paramedics arrived at the scene and rushed the teenager to hospital with life-threatening injuries.

A woman who was driving the van remained at the scene.

Police say the woman was very distraught, but cooperative.

They also say the driver had the right of way and the boy ran across the street in front of the vehilce.

Police say the intersection of McCowan and Bur Oak Drive is expected to be shut down for several hours as the Collision Investigation Unit looks into the incident.

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