UPDATE: Pedestrian suffers serious injuries in vehicle collision in front of Quesnel hospital

Victim airlifted to hospital in Vancouver

UPDATE: 10:45 a.m. Thursday, July 30

Quesnel RCMP report the victim is now in stable condition recovering in hospital.

UPDATE: A pedestrian involved in a collision with a motor vehicle Wednesday, July 29 suffered more serious injuries than first thought.

“Her condition changed later in the day and she was airlifted to Vancouver with serious injuries,” said Quesnel RCMP Sgt. Richard Weseen in an update on the victim’s condition.

The woman was crossing at the entrance to G.R. Baker Memorial Hospital when she was struck by a northbound vehicle which was turning into the hospital from Front Street over the lunch hour.

Original:

Members of the Quesnel RCMP and Quesnel Volunteer Fire Department attended the scene of a motor vehicle incident involving a pedestrian near the hospital in Quesnel Wednesday, July 29.

Crews rushed to the scene just after noon at Front Street and the entrance to G.R. Baker Memorial Hospital.

RCMP Sgt. Richard Weseen said a northbound vehicle was turning into the hospital when it struck the pedestrian. Emergency Health Services attended as well as a nurse from the hospital.

The pedestrian was taken to the hospital where she is being treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

Weseen said the driver of the vehicle was issued a ticket for failing to stop for a pedestrian.


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