MONTREAL - A car struck a 59-year-old man who was crossing the street in Ahuntsic-Cartierville on Friday evening. 

The car hit with the man around 7 p.m., at the corner of Cremazie Blvd. and Chateaubriand Ave., police said. 

Paramedics rushed the 59-year-old to hospital. He was unconscious and doctors feared for his life. 

Investigators questioned the 51-year-old driver in an attempt to find out how the accident occured. He was not transported to hospital. 

Alcohol was not considered to be a factor in the accident, police said.