On December 3, 2023, at approximately 5:58 p.m., the Moose Jaw Police Service received a report of a vehicle versus pedestrian collision at the 100 block of High Street West during the Santa Claus Parade.
When on the scene, Police found a 45-year-old male who had been struck by a vehicle.
Police learned that the driver of the vehicle attempted to illegally turn east onto the 100 block of High Street West from a local business, which was closed in both directions for the parade.
The victim, who was a parade volunteer and wearing a hi-vis jacket, attempted to stop the motorist from completing their turn and then was struck by the vehicle, running over their left leg.
As a result of the incident, the victim was transported to the hospital. He suffered extensive injuries to his left leg.
The motorist has been ticketed for Disobeying a Traffic Control Device, Illegal Left Turn, Driving without Due Car and Attention, and Failing to Obey the Direction of a Flag Person.
Anyone with further information please contact CRIME STOPPERS at 1-800-222-8477 or the Moose Jaw Police Service at (306) 694-7600
For further information please contact:
Public Information and Strategic Communication Manager
Moose Jaw Police Service
21 Fairford St West