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Pedestrian hit by elderly motorist

RCMP say a 13-year-old boy was struck by a car while he was crossing Westsyde Road Tuesday afternoon.
April 22, 2014 - 5:22 PM

KAMLOOPS – A 13-year-old boy was transported to Royal Inland Hospital this afternoon after being struck by a vehicle in a crosswalk at Westsyde Road and Anderson Terrace.

Witnesses say the boy was crossing the street around 3:30 p.m. in the designated crosswalk when he was hit by an elderly driver.

The boy sustained minor injuries, including a possible broken ankle.

An 89-year-old driver was charged with failing to yield to a pedestrian. No alcohol was involved.

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