A 47-year-old woman suffered life-threatening injuries and a man was also hurt when they were hit by a tow truck at a busy Cabbagetown intersection Tuesday morning.

Police spokesman Const. Clint Stibbe said the pedestrians were struck by the vehicle at Parliament and Carlton streets at about 7 a.m.

The intersection is closed for an investigation.

The pedestrians were both transported to a trauma centre, a Toronto EMS spokesperson said.

Stibbe said the 59-year-old man's injuries are not life-threatening.

No one has been charged.

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