Car/Pedestrian Accident

Saskatoon Police Officers attended a car/pedestrian accident at approximately 6:45 p.m. August 9, 2008, in the 1000 block of Idylwyld Drive North.

A 10 year old boy ran across the street and was struck by a vehicle headed southbound on Idylwyld Drive. The boy was taken to Royal University Hospital by MD Ambulance with serious but non-life threatening injuries.

The 16-year old driver and a passenger in the vehicle were not injured.

No charges will be laid.

Parents are asked to remind their children to use caution when crossing busy streets, to cross at an intersection or crosswalk, and to obey the walk / don't walk signals.

(Occurrence Number: 08-81117)