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Prince Albert police deal with 2 collisions in the northern Sask. city

Prince Albert police deal with two collisions, one involving a pedestrian and the other an alleged drunk driver. Eric Beck / Global News

Prince Albert police had to deal with two collisions overnight in the northern Saskatchewan city, one involving a pedestrian and the other an alleged impaired driver.

Officers were first called to Highway 2 near the intersection of 2nd Avenue West and Marquis Drive on Thursday evening where a woman had been hit by a vehicle.

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According to police, a woman was walking across the road when she was struck by the northbound vehicle.

She was taken to hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.

Parkland Ambulance has since transferred her to Royal University Hospital in Saskatoon where she is listed in serious but stable condition.

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No charges have been laid.

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Then early Friday morning, officers were called to the intersection of Southwood Drive and Central Avenue.

Police said alcohol was a factor in a crash where the driver of a vehicle knocked down a fence and then hit the front window of a home.

No injuries were reported.

The driver has been charged with impaired operation of a motor vehicle and exceeding 0.08.

He will make his first appearance in Prince Albert provincial court on Jan 3, 2017.

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