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Police charge driver involved in Markham hit-and-run that critically injured woman

York Regional Police say they have laid charges against a 37-year-old man involved in a hit-and run that critically injured a pedestrian.

Emergency crews were called to the intersection of Denison Street and Birchmount Road on Feb. 26 at around 7:30 a.m.

Investigators said when officers arrived a woman had been struck by a white panel van that fled from the scene.

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A 58-year-old woman was transported to hospital by paramedics in life-threatening condition.

In an update on Tuesday, police said Alan Biondic was arrested in Toronto on Monday following an investigation that led to officers identifying the vehicle involved.

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Biondic is charged with failure to stop at an accident involving bodily harm and dangerous driving.

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