12/12/2014 09:22 EST | Updated 02/11/2015 05:59 EST

Pedestrian struck by SUV in Markham

A man was taken to hospital with serious head injuries after being hit by an SUV in Markham.

The incident occurred around 7:30 a.m. ET at the intersection of Steeles Avenue and Townsend Road.

No other details about the man have been released.

Due to the collision, the westbound lanes of Steeles Avenue have been closed at the Hwy. 404 southbound ramp.