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Investigators with the York Regional Police Major Collision Investigation Unit are seeking witnesses following a serious pedestrian collision in the Town of Newmarket.   

On Wednesday, October 25, 2017, at approximately 8:25 a.m., York Regional Police responded to the area of Bristol Road just east of Yonge Street for a pedestrian who had been struck by a vehicle.

The pedestrian, an 83-year-old man from Newmarket, was transported to hospital with life-threatening injuries. His condition has improved in hospital and is now considered non-life-threatening.

The driver, a 38-year-old woman from East Gwillimbury, was not injured.

This investigation is ongoing. Any witnesses who have not yet spoken with police are being asked to please come forward.

York Regional Police is asking anyone with information to contact the Major Collision Investigation Unit by calling 1-866-876-5423, ext. 7704, or to call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-TIPS, or leave an anonymous tip online at, or text your tip to CRIMES (274637) starting with the word YORK.