Vernon woman trying to cross street hit by car

VERNON - It could have been worse. Police say a pedestrian hit trying to cross the road last week only had minor injuries.

RCMP Const. Jocelyn Noseworthy says a GMC pickup truck headed west on 31 Avenue struck a woman while turning left onto 34 Street around 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 10.

The 56-year-old woman had stepped into the roadway in an attempt to cross 31 Avenue.

“The pedestrian was taken to Vernon Jubilee Hospital with non-life threatening injuries,” Noseworthy says.

The 49-year-old man driving the truck was not at fault and no charges were laid, she says.

To contact the reporter for this story, email Charlotte Helston at chelston@infonews.ca or call 250-309-5230. To contact the editor, email mjones@infonews.ca or call 250-718-2724.

— This story was edited at 12:35 p.m. Nov. 16, 2015 to correct the headline. 


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