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Two people were taken to hospital following two separate collisions that occurred almost simultaneously on Thursday evening.

The first collision happened shortly before 9:00 p.m. at the intersection of Kenmount Road and Great Eastern Avenue. A two-vehicle collision there caused moderate damage to one of the cars.  Paramedics took one person to hospital with injuries not believed to be serious.

A pedestrian was taken to hospital after being struck by a vehicle Thursday evening. (Earl Noble / NTV News)

Minutes later a second collision occurred at the intersection of Empire Avenue and Stamp’s Lane.  Paramedics took one person to hospital, a pedestrian who was struck by a driver at the lights.  Their injuries, again, were not believed to be serious.

In both instances traffic was slowed, or detoured, as emergency personnel worked.

(Earl Noble / NTV News)
A pedestrian was taken to hospital after being struck by a vehicle Thursday evening. (Earl Noble / NTV News)