Child rushed to hospital after being hit by vehicle in northwest Calgary

A child was taken to hospital in critical condition after being struck by a vehicle in northwest Calgary at around 8:30 Monday morning.

The child is an 11-year-old boy, Calgary police told Global News.

The intersection of Royal Oak Drive NW and Royal Terrace NW was blocked off by police as of 9 a.m.

Personal items — like a bag, clothing and shoes — were visible at the scene of the collision.

Police said impairment is not believed to be a factor in the crash. The driver stayed at the scene, CPS said.

Police escorted the ambulance to hospital.

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The area was closed off by police tape and pylons.

Boy taken to hospital after being struck by a vehicle on Royal Oak Drive on Monday, March 20, 2023. Global News

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