Fairlight Drive and Gropper Cresc., Saskatoon

A 73-year-old woman who was injured after being struck by a car on July 21 has died, police in Saskatoon say.

According to police, the woman was crossing Fairlight Drive, in a marked cross walk, when she was struck by a car.

Police said they initially thought the woman's injuries were serious but not life-threatening.

On Thursday, however, police said the woman has died of the injuries.

The crash happened around 4:25 p.m. CST.

A 21-year-old man was arrested at the scene and subsequently charged with a number of drinking and driving offences.

There was no word in the police update on what effect the woman's death would have on the charges.