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Youth airlifted with life-threatening injuries after collision in West Lincoln

Police say a red Toyota Corolla hit the boy and was being driven by a 30-year-old female from West Lincoln
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On June 7, 2021 at approximately 3:17 p.m., 8 District – Grimsby uniform officers responded to a report of a pedestrian having been struck by a car in West Lincoln (Smithville).

Officers arrived on scene in the area of West Street near Wade Road to find a youth/boy suffering from life threatening injuries. The boy was treated at the scene by Niagara Emergency Medical Services paramedics and transferred to a local hospital. The boy was subsequently transferred via ground ambulance to an out of region hospital.

The Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS) Collision Reconstruction Unit and the Forensic Services Unit were called in to investigate the incident further.  The initial investigation has determined the boy was injured when he and a red Toyota Corolla came into contact. The Toyota was being driven by a 30-year-old female from West Lincoln.

Roads in the area were closed during the investigation. The roads reopened at approximately 8:00 p.m.

After further care and assessment at the hospital the boy’s condition has been upgraded from life threatening.

The investigation remains ongoing by detectives. Anyone who may have witnessed this incident is being asked to contact detectives at 905-688-4111, extension 1009265.