A male pedestrian is in hospital with serious injuries after he was struck by an SUV and pinned under the vehicle in Mississauga.
Emergency crews were called to Eglinton Avenue at Delaware Drive, near Central Parkway East, just before 6:30 a.m. Thursday.
Peel police say people nearby used a jack from the vehicle to lift the SUV up and free the victim. His injuries are not life-threatening.
The vehicle remained at the scene. There is no word if any charges will be laid against the driver.
Peel Paramedics say they responded to six crashes and pedestrian struck incidents on Thursday.
6 Motor Vehicle Collisions/Pedestrian Struck this morning already, multiple patients transported to Local & Trauma Hospitals! Please slow down & Drive Safe! #distracteddriving #DistractedWalking @PeelPoliceMedia pic.twitter.com/vnwenZDybb
— Peel Paramedics (@Peel_Paramedics) March 21, 2019