A female pedestrian has potentially life-threatening injuries after being struck by a vehicle in Mississauga Thursday morning.

Peel police responded to reports of a pedestrian hit by a vehicle in the area of Derry Road East And Edwards Boulevard, at around 5:45 a.m.

A woman was transported to a trauma centre in serious and potentially life-threatening condition, police said.

The driver remained at the scene.

The cause of the collision is unknown.

There were road closures in the area but they have since reopened.