Southbound lanes on Preston Avenue at 8th Street in Saskatoon were closed Tuesday after a 76-year-old woman was hit by a vehicle at the intersection.

Police said it happened at about 8 a.m. CST. 

The elderly woman was taken to hospital by ambulance. There was no immediate word on the extent of her injuries.

Collision analysts were dispatched to determine what happened.

Police said charges were pending against the driver.