Hamilton police were called to the scene of a serious crash just after 6 o’clock this morning at Gage Avenue and Maplewood Ave involving a pedestrian and car.
Police say a 78-year old woman was walking in the marked crosswalk when she was hit by a vehicle making a left turn onto Maplewood from Gage.
The woman suffered extensive injuries and was transported to Hamilton General Hospital where she remains in serious condition.
The driver has been charged with Careless Driving and Windshield Obstructed.
Any witnesses who have not spoken with police are asked to do so.