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According to Peel Police, a motorist hit a 70-year-old man in Mississauga Thursday night, seriously injuring him.

The incident occurred near Bloor Street and Dixie Road, between Williamsport Drive and Havenwood Drive. Emergency personnel were called to the scene at 6:30 p.m.

The man was taken by paramedics to a trauma center with serious injuries.

The motorist, according to police, remained at the scene and awaited an lawyer car accident.

While officials clarify the circumstances of the accident, drivers are advised to use other routes.