A 79-year-old woman was critically injured after being struck by a vehicle in Mississauga.

Emergency crews were called to the area of Hurontario Street and The Queensway, around 6:20 p.m. for reports of a collision.

Peel police said the woman was struck while she was crossing the road.

She was taken to a trauma centre in life-threatening condition, police said.

The driver of the vehicle remained on scene.

Two northbound lanes of Hurontario Street are closed for investigation but roads have since reopened.