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Pedestrian hurt after collision with taxi

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A 45-year-old man was taken to hospital in critical condition after being hit by a taxi earlier this morning.

The incident occurred in the area of Regent Avenue and Stapon Road in Transcona at approximately 1 a.m. The man suffered serious injuries to his lower body.

Police say he suffered serious injuries but his condition has stabilized.

Eastbound Regent at Stapon was closed to traffic while police probed the crash, but the stretch of road has since been reopened.

The cab was being driven by a 60-year-old man.

Investigators are still trying to determine the cause of the collision. Anyone who may have witnessed the collision or have any information regarding this incident is asked to contact Central Traffic Unit investigators at (204) 986-6271.

 

 

 

 

 

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Updated on Monday, March 31, 2014 at 8:59 AM CDT: Updated with road now open.

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