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Waterloo police looking for driver who hit person rescuing pet from Cambridge road

Police tape is shown in Toronto Tuesday, May 2, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy

Waterloo Regional Police say a pedestrian was left injured during a hit-and-run collision in Cambridge over the weekend.

Police say emergency services were called to Saginaw Parkway near Stonecairn Drive at around 5:30 a.m. Sunday after it was reported that a pedestrian had been struck by a car.

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They say the pedestrian was attempting to remove a pet from Saginaw Parkway when they were hit by a red car that was headed westbound on the roadway.

Police say the driver reportedly honked before the collision occurred but it continued down the road after hitting the person.

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The pedestrian was transported to an area hospital by paramedics with non-life-threatening injuries.

Police are asking anyone who may have witnessed or has dashcam footage of the incident to call 519-570-9777 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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