03/25/2015 09:19 EDT | Updated 05/25/2015 05:59 EDT

Elderly man hit by vehicle near school zone in Vaughan

An elderly man was struck by a vehicle near a school zone in Vaughan on Wednesday morning.

York Regional Police say the collision occurred at Atkinson Avenue and Rosedale Heights Drive, shortly before 8 a.m.

Police say the man who was struck has been taken to hospital. He is believed to have suffered head injuries.