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Pedestrian in critical condition after being hit by vehicle in Saguenay

An investigator is underway to further determine the circumstances of the crash.
An investigator is underway to further determine the circumstances of the crash. Mario Beauregard / The Canadian Press

A pedestrian in his mid 50s is struggling for his life after being hit by a car on Saturday morning in Desbiens, Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean.

The incident happened around 7 a.m. on Highway 169, also called Hébert Street, near the intersection of 12th Avenue, according to the Sûreté du Québec (SQ) police.

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SQ spokesperson Louis-Philippe Bibeau said the victim was seriously injured and transported to hospital in critical condition.

An investigation is underway to further determine the circumstances of the collision.

Sûreté du Québec road safety report
Sûreté du Québec road safety report
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