Nfld. & Labrador

Person hit by snowplow near MUN, injuries minor: police

A pedestrian was hit by a snowplow Wednesday afternoon near Memorial University in St. John's and was taken to hospital with what police say are non-life-threatening injuries.

Pedestrian taken to hospital with what police say are non-life-threatening injuries

Police responded to a call around 1:30 p.m. Wednesday that a person had been hit by a snowplow at this intersection in St. John's. (Ted Dillon/CBC)

Police say a pedestrian was hit by a snowplow Wednesday afternoon near Memorial University's St. John's campus.

The person was taken to hospital with what police say are minor injuries.

Police say the plow wasn't in operation at the time and was privately owned.

The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary responded to a call at around 1:30 p.m. 

The incident happened at the intersection of Elizabeth Avenue and Rodney Street. 

There is a painted crosswalk and an overhead flashing pedestrian signal where those two streets intersect. 

Police had no other details about the person who was hit but said officers are investigating.

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