Elderly pedestrian struck in Kelowna crosswalk

KELOWNA – A pedestrian in her mid-70s was taken to hospital with serious injuries after she was hit by a vehicle last Tuesday.

While her injuries are serious, they are considered non life-threatening, Cpl. Jesse O’Donaghey says in a release.

She was struck at the intersection of Baron Road and Underhill Street on Tuesday, Jan. 17 at 11:28 a.m.

O’Donaghey says a black GMC Tracker, that was heading westbound on Baron Road, hit her as she was in the crosswalk.

The driver is a man in his late 50s. O’Donaghey say he cooperated fully with the investigation and has been charged under the Motor Vehicle Act.

If you witnessed this crash and have not yet spoken to police you are asked to contact the Kelowna RCMP at 250-762-3300.

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