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Peel Regional Police badge. (The Canadian Press Images/Francis Vachon)

A male pedestrian has sustained serious injuries after being struck by a vehicle in Mississauga on Monday evening.

The incident occurred around 8:20 p.m. near Scollard Court and Heatherleigh Avenue.

Peel paramedics say the victim was rushed to a trauma centre for treatment.

The driver involved in the collision remained at the scene.

Police say that roads in the area will be closed while officers investigate the incident.

PEDESTRIAN STRUCK:
- Scollard Court / Heatherleigh Ave #Mississauga
- Driver of involved vehicle remained on scene
- Male pedestrian being transported to trauma centre
- The intersection is being shut down
- More details as we get them
- C/R 8:17pm
- 19-0358543 pic.twitter.com/oII7HRHmBe

— Peel Regional Police (@PeelPoliceMedia) October 1, 2019