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Elderly pedestrians struck by vehicle in Abbotsford

Elderly pedestrians struck

Two elderly people were struck by a vehicle in Abbotsford and are suffering serious, life-threatening injuries.

Abbotsford Police responded to the serious collision on Thursday at about 1:15 near Bourquin Crescent and Ware Street.

Once on scene, police discovered that two pedestrians, an 88-year-old man and an 85-year-old woman had been struck by a vehicle.

The pair were taken to the hospital with serious, life-threatening injuries.

"The driver and passenger of the vehicle are quite shaken, but they were uninjured, remained on scene and are cooperating with police,” says Const. Jody Thomas with Abbotsford Police.

Integrated Collision Analysis Reconstruction Service (ICARS) and police closed the intersection down for some time to conduct an investigation.

Anyone with dash camera footage or anyone who witnessed the collision is asked to contact police at 604-859-5225.



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