Two pedestrians were struck at the intersection of Essendene and Montrose avenues Saturday morning, leaving a man in serious condition and a youth with minor injuries. John Morrow/Abbotsford News

Two pedestrians were struck at the intersection of Essendene and Montrose avenues Saturday morning, leaving a man in serious condition and a youth with minor injuries. John Morrow/Abbotsford News

Pedestrian suffers broken leg after hit by car in downtown Abbotsford

Child was also hit, but not injured, police say

A male pedestrian in his 60s suffered a broken leg and a large cut to his head after he and a child were struck by a vehicle Sunday morning in Abbotsford.

The incident took place just after 10 a.m., when the pair were crossing the road in the area of Montrose and Essendene avenues and were struck by a Ford Fiesta driven by a woman.

Abbotsford Police Sgt. Judy Bird said the child was not injured.

The man was taken to hospital, and police closed the intersection while they investigated.

Bird said the circumstances of the collision are still being investigated, as police continue to talk to witnesses and collect surveillance video from the area. No further details are being released at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Abbotsford Police Department at 604-859-5225.

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Two pedestrians were struck at the intersection of Essendene and Montrose avenues Saturday morning, leaving a man in serious condition and a youth with minor injuries. Google Maps

Two pedestrians were struck at the intersection of Essendene and Montrose avenues Saturday morning, leaving a man in serious condition and a youth with minor injuries. Google Maps