5-year-old pedestrian struck by impaired driver in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan – The Saskatoon Police Service has arrested and charged a 31 year old man, after an investigation into a collision with a pedestrian.

On June 11, 2022, at approximately 7:20 p.m., a truck travelling westbound on 21st St. W struck a 5 year old boy between Ave K and Ave L South. The collision resulted in injuries to the child who was transported by ambulance to hospital with what were believe to be serious injuries. He is expected to recover.

Ambulance
File Photo – Ambulance

The 31 year-old man has been charged with Impaired Driving Causing Bodily Harm and Exceeding the legal Alcohol Limit Causing Bodily Harm.

The scene has been cleared and is now open to traffic.

BACKGROUND

June 11, 2022

Release 2022-0244:

Saskatoon Police are on scene of a collision with injuries involving a vehicle and a pedestrian at 21st Street West and Avenue L South.

Patrol and the Collision Analyst Unit are on scene investigating. Traffic restrictions are in place and motorists and pedestrians are being asked to avoid the area.

An update will be sent when traffic restrictions have been lifted.

Saskatoon Police Service

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