Pedestrian in crucial situation after getting hit by automotive in Saguenay

DESBIENS — A pedestrian in his mid-50s is combating for his life after getting hit by a automotive on Saturday morning within the city of Desbiens, in Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean.

The accident occurred round 7 a.m. on Route 169, additionally known as Hébert St., the Sûreté du Québec stated.


The person was struck close to the intersection of 12th Ave. whereas he was on the street.

He was critically injured and transported to hospital in crucial situation, SQ spokesperson Sgt. Louis-Philippe Bibeau stated.

He added that the pace restrict within the space is 50 km/h and that the realm has sidewalks.


The police say they’re nonetheless investigating the reason for the accident.