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Man taken to trauma centre after being struck by vehicle in Brampton: police

A man and woman have been taken to hospital after a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle in Brampton. Phil Fraboni / Global News

One man has been taken to a trauma centre after being struck by a vehicle in Brampton, Ont., police say.

In a tweet Friday, Peel Regional Police said the incident occurred in the Bovaird Drive East and Kennedy Road North area, at around 1:22 p.m.

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Police initially said two pedestrians had been struck, but in an update just before 2:30 p.m., officers said only one pedestrian was involved.

According to police, the man was taken to a trauma centre via an air ambulance.

Officers said the driver of the vehicle, a woman, was taken to a local hospital.

Police said road closures are in effect in the area.

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