Driver faces impaired driving charges after hitting child in Saskatoon

The child was taken to hospital with what were believed to be serious injuries, but is expected to recover.

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A man has been arrested and faces two impaired driving charges after causing serious injuries to a 5-year-old pedestrian in Saskatoon on Saturday night.

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Saskatoon Police Service said in a news release that the 31-year-old driver was travelling westbound on 21st St. W in a truck when he hit the young boy between Ave K and Ave L South. The boy was taken to hospital with what were believed to be serious injuries, but is expected to recover. 

The driver has been charged with impaired driving causing bodily harm and exceeding the legal alcohol limit causing bodily harm. No further information was provided.

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