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Cambridge man, child injured in pedestrian collision in Kitchener

Police say charges are pending in collision Saturday at around 4:10 p.m.
Waterloo Regional Police Service file photo

Police say a Cambridge man and a young child were injured when they were struck by a vehicle while walking across a street in Kitchener Saturday afternoon.

Both the man and child were transported to hospital after the incident at around 4:10 p.m. on Fairway Road South near Wilson Avenue.

Police said a 36-year-old Cambridge male was crossing Fairway Road South with the child when they were struck by an SUV travelling north.

The man was transported to an out-of-region hospital with serious but non-life threatening injuries, Waterloo Regional Police said in a news release.

The child was transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The driver, a 38-year-old Kitchener female, reported no physical injuries.

The roads were closed in the area for the investigation and have since reopened.

The investigation remains ongoing by WRPS’ Traffic Services Unit and police said charges are pending.

Anyone who witnessed the collision or who may have dash-camera footage is asked to call police at 519-570-9777, ext. 8856.

Anonymous information can be provided to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or