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Pedestrian struck in downtown St. John's

Police say a man was hit by a vehicle at the corner of Water and Adelaide Sts. Wednesday night.
Police said the vehicle-pedestrian accident happened around 8 p.m. at the corner of Water and Adelaide Sts. (CBC)

Police say a man was hit by a vehicle in downtown St. John's on Wednesday night.

It happened around 8 p.m. at the corner of Water and Adelaide Streets.

The 55-year-old man was brought to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Witnesses on the scene told CBC News that the man was hit by a taxi cab.

The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary said the investigation is ongoing.