Woman hit, trapped under vehicle while chasing after purse thief

ABOVE: crews and emergency responders work to free a woman trapped underneath a vehicle in the area of and Ave Sunday night.

Things went from bad to worse Sunday night for a woman in the area of Sheppard Ave East and Pharmacy Ave.

According to Toronto Police, the woman’s was stolen by an unknown male around 10 PM Sunday night.

As she was pursuing the , the woman was struck by a vehicle, and her arms, , and most of her were pinned underneath the vehicle.

Police say the was unrelated to the earlier alleged purse .

In the footage you can see above, had to work carefully to free the trapped woman.

The woman was eventually freed, and taken to hospital with serious but what appeared to be non life-threatening injuries.

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