(THUNDER BAY, ON) – Tragedy has struck a busy north-side intersection late Monday evening, Ontario Provincial Police tell us.
Ontario Provincial Police, Thunder Bay Police Service, Superior North EMS and Thunder Bay Fire Rescue responded to the scene of a vehicular-pedestrian collision that occurred around 11:00 pm at Red River Road and Highway 11/17.
The driver of a passenger van was west bound on Highway 11/17, when the driver struck a pedestrian that proceeded into the intersection against a red traffic light.
The female pedestrian was sent to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
Ontario Provincial Police along with Thunder Bay Police Service officers kept the westbound lane of highway closed during their investigation.
The intersection was also closed to through traffic between Red River Road and Dawson Road.
The investigation continues.
Drive and walk safe.
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