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Montreal police say condition of boy struck by car over weekend improving

February 06, 2018 - 8:29 AM

Montreal police say the condition of a five-year-old boy struck by a vehicle over the weekend is improving.

The boy and his mother were struck by a car in the parking lot of a shopping mall in Montreal's Saint-Laurent borough involving a 90-year-old driver.

The mother later died and the boy was rushed to hospital in critical condition.

A police spokeswoman says today the boy remains in serious condition, but doctor's don't fear for his life.

Montreal police say an investigation into the incident is ongoing, including a full mechanical examination of the vehicle and whether the age of the driver played a part.

Statistics complied by Quebec's automobile insurance bureau suggest the number of older drivers has spiked in the past five years.

And the number of driver's holding a valid permit aged of 90 and older has almost doubled since 2011.

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