01/30/2015 23:02 EST | Updated 04/01/2015 05:59 EDT

Pedestrian struck in Markham

A pedestrian has been seriously injured after being struck by a vehicle in Markham. 

York Regional Police were called to the area of Bur Oak Avenue and Alfred Paterson Drive at 7:41 p.m. Friday. The victim, described only as an adult, was unresponsive when paramedics arrived and was rushed to hospital with potentially life-threatening injuries. 

Police are investigating.