Woman hit by vehicle in downtown Calgary suffers serious injuries

A woman suffered serious injuries after being hit by a vehicle in downtown Calgary on Friday.

Emergency crews were called to the intersection of 12 Avenue and 5 Street Southwest near Hudsons Canada’s Pub just before 6 a.m.

A police spokesperson told Global News the pedestrian, a woman in her early 20s, was hit while in a crosswalk.

Police said the victim was conscious and semi-coherent when they arrived.

EMS said the victim was taken to hospital in serious but stable condition.

The driver stayed at the scene, police said.

Calgary police investigate after a pedestrian was hit by a vehicle in the intersection of 12 Avenue and 5 Street S.W. on Friday, September 13, 2019.

Calgary police investigate after a pedestrian was hit by a vehicle in the intersection of 12 Avenue and 5 Street S.W. on Friday, September 13, 2019.

Calgary police investigate after a pedestrian was hit by a vehicle in the intersection of 12 Avenue and 5 Street S.W. on Friday, September 13, 2019.

The collision caused the closure of eastbound 12 Avenue at 5 Street Southwest.

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