11/20/2014 02:08 EST | Updated 01/20/2015 05:59 EST

Woman struck by pickup truck, suffers head injury

A woman has suffered a life-threatening head injury after being struck by a pickup truck near Dundas West subway station on Thursday afternoon.

Toronto police say that Dundas Street West is closed between Glenlake Avenue and the Dundas West subway station.

Police were called to the scene just before 1 p.m.

Paramedics say the injured woman is believed to be in her 70s.

The TTC says buses on its 40 Junction route are diverting as a result of the collision.