08/20/2012 08:06 EDT | Updated 10/20/2012 05:12 EDT

Woman struck by taxi critically injured

A woman was struck by a taxi late Sunday night and is in hospital with critical injuries.

The 69-year-old woman was crossing Sheppard Avenue near Birchmount Road when she was hit by the vehicle.

The accident happened at about 11:20 p.m.

Police are asking that anyone who witnessed the accident to contact them.