Pedestrian walking a bicycle hit by pickup in Kamloops


KAMLOOPS - A woman was sent to the hospital with non life-threatening injuries after she was hit by a truck while crossing the street with her bicycle in Kamloops yesterday afternoon.

Officers responded to a collision between a pickup truck and a pedestrian around 4:30 p.m. yesterday, Aug. 25, on the North Shore, according to an RCMP media release.

Outside the North Shore Safeway on Fortune Drive, a silver pickup truck hit a woman as she was walking her bicycle across the street.

When officers arrived on scene they found a woman suffering from a leg injury and laceration, police say. The victim was transported to the Royal Inland Hospital where she is being treated for a broken ankle and other non-life threatening injuries. 

Police say they have a limited description of the truck. 

No word if the driver of the pickup is facing any charges.

Anyone that may have witnessed or has information about the incident is asked to call the Kamloops RCMP at 250-828-3000 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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