UPDATE: charges pending following morning collision
RCMP taped off a portion of Saskatchewan Ave. at Tupper St. this morning following an incident that witnesses claim involved a pedestrian. (Aaron Wilgosh/The Graphic)
UPDATE - 4:35 p.m.
A 70-year-old woman was struck by a vehicle this morning, was rushed to the hospital and treated for non-life threatening injuries, and has since been released.
According to police, Portage RCMP received a report at 11:55 a.m., of a pedestrian being struck by a vehicle at the intersection of Tupper Street and Saskatchewan Avenue. A 70-year-old pedestrian was crossing on a green light on Saskatchewan Avenue heading northbound on Tupper Street when she was struck by a vehicle southbound on Tupper Street attempting a left turn to head eastbound on Saskatchewan Avenue.
The female driver, 17, was uninjured and is facing charges.
The investigation is ongoing.
According to witness reports, a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle just before noon this morning at Saskatchewan Ave. and Tupper St.
RCMP had blocked off eastbound lanes and remain on scene.
More to come when information is made available.