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Pedestrian seriously hurt after being hit by car in Bonnie Doon area: Edmonton police

A pedestrian has been taken to hospital with serious injuries after the Edmonton Police Service says he was hit by a vehicle while trying to cross 82 Avenue at 93 Street on Thursday night. Paul Rampersaud/ Global News

A pedestrian was taken to hospital with serious injuries after the Edmonton Police Service said he was hit by a car while trying to cross 82 Avenue at 93 Street on Thursday night.

In a news release, police said the victim — a man in his 20s — was walking north across 82 Avenue when he was struck by the vehicle on the west side of 93 Street at about 7:45 p.m.

Police said the pedestrian was in a crosswalk at the time he was hit and that the “do not walk” signal was activated when he tried to cross.

Police noted the driver of the car, a Buick Allure, stayed at the scene.

Both the east and westbound lanes of 82 Avenue were shut down as police began an investigation into what happened. At 10:21 p.m., police provided an update and said the roads had been reopened.

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While the pedestrian’s injuries are serious, police said they are not life-threatening.

As of late Thursday night, police said no charges had been laid.

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