Saskatchewan

Regina collision injures pedestrian

A 50-year-old man is in a Regina hospital after he was hit by a vehicle at Cornwall Street at Victoria Avenue early Sunday afternoon.

Police charge 24-year-old driver in connection with incident

Emergency vehicles at Cornwall Street and Victoria Avenue shortly after 1 p.m. CST on Sunday. A 50-year-old man was taken to hospital with what police say are non-life-threatening injuries. (Jason Matity/CBC)

A 50-year-old man is in a Regina hospital after he was hit by a vehicle at Cornwall Street at Victoria Avenue early Sunday afternoon.

According to city police, the man was walking across Victoria Avenue on a crosswalk when he was struck by an eastbound vehicle that slid on packed snow and swerved to miss another vehicle that was already stopped at the intersection.

The man was taken to Regina General Hospital with "unknown but what appears to be non-life-threatening injuries," police said in a release.

The 24-year-old female driver of the vehicle was charged under the Traffic Safety Act, according to police.

Cornwall and Victoria was closed for part of the afternoon while traffic unit officers investigated the incident.

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