Driver charged after pedestrian struck in downtown Peterborough: police

The Peterborough Police Service says a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle at George and Simcoe streets on Thursday afternoon. Peterborough Police Service

A driver was charged following a collision between a vehicle and a pedestrian in downtown Peterborough on Thursday afternoon.

According to the Peterborough Police Service, the collision occurred around 2:20 p.m. at the intersection of George and Simcoe streets.

The victim was taken to Peterborough Regional Health Centre by ambulance with undisclosed injuries.

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Police determined the pedestrian was crossing the road with the traffic signal activated when they were struck by the vehicle.

The driver was charged with failing to yield to a pedestrian under the Highway Traffic Act.

No name was released.

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