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Roads re-open after pedestrian hit by truck downtown Timmins

Roads were closed for about four hours
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2019-07-17 crash 2 MH
Timmins Police conducted a technical traffic collision investigation after a male pedestrian was hit by a truck at the corner of Algonquin Boulevard and Pine Street North. Maija Hoggett/TimminsToday

A busy intersection downtown Timmins has re-opened to traffic after a man was hit by a truck this morning.

The intersection of Algonquin Boulevard and Pine Street was closed for about four hours for an investigation into the collision, which happened around 8:15 a.m.

In their last update, Timmins Police said the male pedestrian "sustained significant injury" and was brought to Timmins and District Hospital.

Communications co-ordinator Marc Depatie said the driver of the truck remained at the scene of the accident.

The pickup truck was removed from the scene around noon, with the roadways opening up shortly after. 

The service deployed a technical traffic collision investigation (TTCI). Officers from the forensic identification unit and criminal investigation division also helped with the investigation.

Anyone with who may have witnessed the crash is asked to call Timmins Police at 705-264-1201.


Maija Hoggett

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Maija Hoggett is an experienced journalist who covers Timmins and area
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