Driver faces impaired driving expenses after hitting baby in Saskatoon

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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.

  1. Supporters gathered outside the Provincial Courthouse after a hearing for the woman charged with impaired driving (by THC) who struck and killed nine year old Baeleigh Maurice on Sept. 9, 2021. The woman, who has not yet been identified, appeared by video call. Photo taken in Saskatoon, SK on Tuesday, April 12, 2022.

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  2. A memorial for Baeleigh Maurice is at the crosswalk where she was struck on 33rd street west.

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