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Pedestrian injured in downtown collision, third in a month

Man transported to hospital Feb. 15 after being struck at Minto and Elgin

A pedestrian was sent to hospital yesterday evening after being struck by a vehicle in the Minto and Elgin streets area.

Greater Sudbury Police said at 6:40 p.m. officers were dispatched to the area in relation to the incident.

The 53-year-old man who had been struck by a vehicle was transported to hospital by Greater Sudbury Paramedic Services with non-life-threatening injuries.

Police continue to investigate and are asking any witness to phone GSPS at 705-675-9171

The incident marks the third time in less than a month that a pedestrian has been struck by a vehicle in the downtown core.

On Jan. 15, a pedestrian was struck and killed at the intersection of Brady and Minto streets. Then on Jan. 19 a pedestrian was struck and injured at the intersection of Cedar and Paris streets.