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Alcohol possibly a factor in southwest Calgary crash that injured pedestrian

A man in his 40s was seriously injured in a collision in southwest Calgary on Monday, July, 19, 2021.

Calgary police say alcohol is being investigated as a factor in a crash in Evergreen on Monday that seriously injured a pedestrian.

The collision happened in the parking lot of an apartment complex in the 2500 block of Fish Creek Boulevard Southwest just after 8 p.m.

Police said a Dodge Charger driven by a 24-year-old woman hit a 41-year-old man.

A man in his 40s was seriously injured in a collision in southwest Calgary on Monday, July, 19, 2021.

“The man was knocked to the ground and run over by the Dodge,” a news release explained. “The car then continued through the parking lot and struck a small electrical outlet before coming to a stop.”

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Paramedics transported the victim to hospital with serious but non-life-threatening injuries.

Police are asking witnesses to call the Calgary Police Service’s non-emergency line at 403-266-1234 or to contact Crime Stoppers anonymously.

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