Regional police responded to a report of a pedestrian struck by a vehicle on Saturday afternoon.

It happened in the area of Mowat Boulevard and Ottawa Street South in Kitchener at approximately 12:03 p.m.

The vehicle involved was a sports utility vehicle.

An elderly man was taken to hospital as a result of the crash.

Police, including a forensics team, were investigating the incident.

It has not been made clear whether charges will be laid.