Regina police investigate after driver hits boy on bike

A driver ran over an 11-year-old boy who was riding a bicycle in Regina on Monday, according to city police.

The boy is injured, but police say his injuries are not life threatening.

In a statement, police said officers were called to the scene of the crash just after 6:14 p.m. CST. They said the man who hit the boy remained at the scene, was driving below the speed limit and was not under the influence of alcohol.

Police say preliminary investigation showed the victim was riding a bicycle on Elgaard Drive (in the north of the city) when a westbound vehicle struck the bicycle.

They praised the boy for wearing a bicycle helmet, noting that it might have saved him more serious injuries.

Police are still investigating and are asking anyone with information related to this incident to contact them or Crime Stoppers.


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