Elderly pedestrain hit at crosswalk
Jun 19, 2012 / 11:38 am
An elderly woman was taken to hospital after being hit by a vehicle at crosswalk in Vernon.
Around 4:40 p.m. Monday, police were called to 25th Avenue and 34th Street after receiving a report that a pedestrian had been struck.
According to RCMP spokesperson Gord Molendyk the driver of the truck was headed east on 25th Avenue, and had stopped at 34th Street to allow traffic to clear the intersection so he could turn left.
"An 84-year-old female pedestrian, was in the crosswalk when the driver went to make his turn he saw her at the last moment, and was unable to stop before making contact with her."
The woman was transported to Vernon Jubilee Hospital with a facial laceration and possible fractures. Police are continuing with their investigation and at the time of this report no charges have been laid.
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