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Driver charged after pedestrian seriously injured in Cambridge collision

Crash happened late Tuesday afternoon in the area of Hespeler and Sheldon
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Glass smashed out on a bus shelter and bricks missing from an adjacent building where the crash occurred on Jan. 24, 2023

One person is in hospital with serious injuries following a late afternoon collision in Cambridge.

It happened in the area of Hespeler Road and Sheldon Drive shortly after 5 p.m. Tuesday.

According to police, an SUV was being driven erratically while travelling northbound on Hespeler.

It then struck two other vehicles before leaving the road, crashing through a bus shelter, then hitting a pedestrian.

The pedestrian was transported to a hospital outside the region with serious but non-life-threatening injuries. The drivers of the other two vehicles struck were not hurt. The driver and passenger of the SUV were taken to hospital as a precaution.

The alleged driver of the SUV has been charged with dangerous operation of a motor vehicle causing bodily harm. Police also say further charges are expected.

Any possible witnesses are asked to call the Traffic Unit of Waterloo Regional Police at 519-570-9777 ext. 8856.

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