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Boy, 11, dies while crossing Hwy. 407 on-ramp on bicycle in Markham

Last Updated Jun 10, 2021 at 11:39 pm EDT

Bicycle of 11-year-old boy struck by vehicle while crossing Hwy 407 on-ramp at Warden Avenue. TWITTER/OPP

An 11-year-old boy was killed after being struck by a vehicle in Markham.

Provincial police say the accident occurred at the northbound ramp of Highway 407 just after 4 p.m. The child was riding along Warden Avenue and was struck while crossing the ramp that leads to the highway.

The boy was rushed to hospital with critical injuries but was pronounced dead later in the evening.

Police say the driver involved remained at the scene.