Accident involving vehicle and pedestrian sends Kingston man to hospital

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The Kingston Police Traffic Unit is investigating a serious collision a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle just east of the city.

On Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018 at approximately 4:05 a.m., a vehicle travelling westbound on Highway 2 struck the pedestrian near Niagara Park Drive. The pedestrian, a 24-year-old Kingston man, was taken to hospital by Frontenac Paramedics with life threatening injuries, and he currently remains in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU).

The area of Highway 2 was shut down for a period of time as a Kingston Police Traffic Unit Level 4 Reconstructionist investigated. No charges are anticipated against the driver at this time, but the investigation is on-going, Kingston Police said in a press release.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Const. Rice at 613-549-4660 ext. 6262, or by email at [email protected]. Tips can also be provided anonymously by calling the Kingston Police general number (613-549-4660 ext. 0) and asking to be anonymous, or by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).

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