Pedestrian struck while using crosswalk
2022-02-11 10:05 PST
File # 2022-4761
The Prince George RCMP are reminding motorists and pedestrians to continue to use caution while driving and walking in the dark.
Shortly before 6:00 p.m. on February 9, 2022, the Prince George RCMP responded to a pedestrian involved motor vehicle incident at the intersection of 15th Avenue and Jarvis Street. Witnesses stated the pedestrian was in the crosswalk when a passing vehicle struck him. The male was transported to hospital where he remains in stable condition. The driver of the vehicle is cooperating with the investigation.
Police are reminding drivers that it is still winter driving conditions, and that means it is still dark out early in the evening and later into the mornings. Drivers need to be maintaining their vigilance when approaching crosswalks and intersections. At the same time, we are encouraging pedestrians to carry reflective gear or a flashlight with them when you are walking during the darker winter hours,
Traffic was delayed for several hours while Frontline police and a traffic analyst collected information and spoke with witnesses. The investigation is ongoing.
If you have any information about this or any other criminal offence, please contact the Prince George RCMP at (250)561-3300 or anonymously contact Crime Stoppers at 1(800)222-8477 or online at www.northernbccrimestoppers.ca (English only). You do not have to reveal your identity to Crime Stoppers. If you provide information that leads to an arrest or recovery of stolen property, you could be eligible for a cash reward.
Cpl. Jennifer CooperCommunications NCO / Media Relations Officer
Prince George RCMP
455 Victoria Street, Prince George, BC, V2L 0B7
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