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Pedestrian struck on Chemong Road in Peterborough

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Pedestrian struck on Chemong Road in Peterborough
A pedestrian was taken to hospital after being struck by a pickup truck on Chemong Road in Peterborough on Tuesday morning – Aug 17, 2021

A pedestrian was taken to hospital after being struck by a vehicle in Peterborough’s north end on Tuesday morning.

Around 10 a.m., emergency crews were called to the area of Chemong Road between Towerhill Road and Milllroy Drive for reports that a pedestrian was hit.

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Paramedics treated a man at the scene before taking him to Peterborough Regional Health Centre for further treatment.

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On Tuesday afternoon, the Peterborough Police Service said the 25-year-old pedestrian was charged under the Highway Traffic Act for failing to use a crosswalk.

The pedestrian was treated for minor injuries, police said.

No name was released.

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