June 17, 2014 3:08 pm

Two pedestrians, cyclist hit in three separate collisions

A pedestrian is treated at the bus mall in Saskatoon after he was hit by a transit bus on June 17, 2014.

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SASKATOON – Police were kept busy over a half-hour period Tuesday morning dealing with three separate collisions in Saskatoon.

The first happened around 8:15 a.m. at the downtown bus mall after a pedestrian was hit by a Saskatoon Transit bus.

He was taken to hospital for treatment of his injuries.

Police have determined the man was walking against the light when he was struck.

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Then at 8:37 a.m., police were called to the intersection of John A. MacDonald Road and Confederation Drive after an eight-year-old child was struck by a vehicle.

The child suffered minor injuries and was taken to hospital for treatment.

Three minutes later police were called to a collision between a bicycle and a vehicle in the 300-block of Jan Street.

The 12-year-old cyclist suffered minor injuries and was treated at the scene by MD Ambulance.

The driver was giving a ticket for failing to yield.

Police are reminding motorists to be aware of and yield to pedestrians crossing at intersections and also reminding pedestrians to cross at intersections, obey walk and don’t walk signs at controlled intersections.

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