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Man struck while crossing Kitchener highway at night: police

Police say the incident occurred on Victoria Street North near River Road at around 9: 45 p.m.
Police say the incident occurred on Victoria Street North near River Road at around 9: 45 p.m. File

A man was taken to hospital after being hit by a car while jaywalking on Victoria Street North in Kitchener on Thursday night.

Police say the incident occurred on Victoria Street North near River Road at around 9:45 p.m.

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They say the man attempted to cross the four-lane road mid-block when he was struck.

Police say the 22-year-old Kitchener man suffered serious but non-life threatening injuries.

The road was closed for around two hours while police investigated.

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Police say they are still investigating the incident and that charges are pending.

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They are asking anyone who may have witnessed the collision to call 519-570-9777 extension 8856.