June 12, 2014 9:52 am

Boy, man hit while crossing street using crosswalk

A young boy and a man were hit by a vehicle while crossing a Saskatoon street using the crosswalk.

File / Global News

SASKATOON – A boy and a man suffered serious injuries after they were struck by a vehicle while crossing a street in Saskatoon Wednesday afternoon.

Police said the two were using the crosswalk at 19th Street West at Avenue F South when they were hit.

A five-year-old boy was taken to hospital with serious injuries. The man also suffered serious, but non-life threatening injuries.

The driver of the vehicle was not injured.

Traffic in the area was restricted for several hours while the collision analyst and forensic identification units carried out their investigation.

No charges have been laid.

Police believe other motorists may have witnessed the collision and are asking them to contact them at 306-975-8300 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 if they have any information.

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