Pedestrian involved collision this past weekend

Prince George, Traffic Services

2020-11-10 08:10 PST

File # 2020-41263

The Prince George RCMP are continuing to investigate following a pedestrian involved motor vehicle incident this past weekend.

At approximately 7:40 p.m. on Saturday November 7, 2020, police received a report from paramedics advising that a pedestrian had been struck by a vehicle on 5th Avenue near Ruggles Street in Prince George.

Frontline officers arrived on scene and found an adult male pedestrian receiving medical treatment. He was transported to hospital for further treatment of serious injuries.

Witness statements have been obtained and evidence has been gathered from the scene. The investigation has led officers to believe that a pedestrian in dark clothing, listening to music with earphones, stepped out in front of a west bound small SUV and was struck.

The adult male driver remained on scene, was cooperative with police, and did not appear to be under the influence of alcohol. The investigation is continuing.

The Prince George RCMP would like to thank those members of the public that provided medical aid to the pedestrian before emergency services arrived. Police would like to remind pedestrians to be extra cautious, wear reflective clothing and utilize well-lit crosswalks. Drivers are reminded to always expect pedestrians, especially after dark.
 

Released by

Cpl. Craig Douglass

Communications NCO / Media Relations Officer
Prince George RCMP
princegeorge.rcmp.ca
455 Victoria Street, Prince George, BC, V2L 0B7
Office: 250-561-3321
Cell: 250-640-1758

Email: pg_media@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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