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5-year-old struck by impaired driver suffering from serious injuries: Saskatoon police

The Saskatoon Police Service Major Crime Section has arrested a man and charged him with the unlawful confinement and aggravated assault of Megan Gallagher. This is the seventh person arrested in connection to the investigation. File / Global News

Saskatoon Police Service reported a collision with injuries involving a vehicle and pedestrian at 21st Street West and Avenue L South on Saturday around 7.30 p.m.

A truck travelling westbound on 21st St. W struck a five-year-old boy between Ave K and Ave L South, according to a police press release.

As a result of the collision, the child suffered from injuries for which he had to be transported to the hospital by ambulance.

The injuries are believed to be serious but the boy is expected to recover, police said.

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Saskatoon Police Service has arrested a 31 year old man after investigating the collision.

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He has been charged with impaired driving causing bodily harm and exceeding the legal alcohol limit.

A 31-year-old man has been charged with Impaired Driving Causing Bodily Harm and Exceeding the legal Alcohol Limit Causing Bodily Harm.

The scene has been cleared and is open to traffic.

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