11/20/2013 09:11 EST | Updated 01/25/2014 16:01 EST

Young girl airlifted after Mississauga traffic accident

A seven-year-old girl is in serious condition after being struck by a vehicle at Artesian Drive and Southampton Drive in Mississauga. 

The accident happened shortly after 8 a.m.

The victim is being airlifted via Ornge to a Toronto area hospital.