Greater Sudbury Police say a 51-year-old Val Caron woman has been charged with careless driving under the Highway Traffic Act, after a pedestrian was injured yesterday.

Police were called shortly after 8 a.m. on Thursday, after a pedestrian was hit at the intersection of Paris and Larch Street.

A pickup truck was turning left from Paris onto Larch and struck a 31-year-old woman.

Police report the woman became pinned under the truck and was dragged a short distance.

The woman was taken to hospital with serious, but non-life threatening, injuries.

Weather conditions were clear and sunny at the time, police said.