Elderly woman dies after being hit by car in Grimsby

An elderly woman has died after being struck by a car in Grimsby on Saturday.

The 71-year-old female pedestrian was crossing the street at 3:42 pm when she was hit by a blue Dodge Charger that was westbound on Main Street East at Nelles Road South.

Police say she was taken to an out-of-area hospital. She succumbed to her injuries Sunday, police said in an update. The driver, a 57-year-old woman, was uninjured in the accident.

The collision is under investigation. The Niagara police did not release the names of the people involved in the incident.

Police ask anyone with information or anyone with video surveillance in the area to contact them at 905-688-4111, ext. 1009265