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8-year-old child injured after being hit by Ford F150 truck in Lethbridge

The serious collision investigation unit was called and the matter is currently under investigation.
The serious collision investigation unit was called and the matter is currently under investigation. File Photo / Global News

An eight-year-old child has suffered serious injuries after being hit by a blue Ford F150 truck on Saturday.

Police said they were called to a crash along Blackwolf Blvd. North in Lethbridge at around 5:45 p.m. An AHS spokesperson said it happened near the Uplands Blvd. North intersection.

According to an EMS spokesperson, paramedics rushed the child to a health facility in Lethbridge but at around midnight, the child was flown by plane to Calgary. AHS said the child was in serious but stable condition at the time.

It’s unclear what the injuries were and what led to the crash.

According to police, alcohol is not believed to be a factor. The serious collision investigation unit was called and the matter is currently under investigation.

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