Pedestrian struck

Penticton

2021-01-13 11:30 PST

File # 2021-614

Penticton – Pedestrian struck while walking across Main Street.

On January 13th, 2021, at 6:00 p.m., first responders attended to the 700 block of Main Street after a man had been struck by a passing vehicle.

Witnesses reported the man had suddenly walked onto the street, possibly in an attempt to quickly cross the road. The man was struck by a passing vehicle, and subsequently suffered serious injuries. He was taken to hospital, where he remains in critical condition.

Police want to remind the public to always try and use a cross-walk, and make certain cars have stopped prior to stepping into traffic, explains Cst. James Grandy. We are actively gathering evidence and continuing to investigate this serious collision.

If you witnessed this incident, and haven’t already been spoken to by Police, you’re encouraged to contact the Penticton RCMP, 250-492-4300.
 

Released by

Cst. James Grandy

Media Relations Officer
Penticton South Okanagan Similkaeen Regional Detachment
1168 Main Street, Penticton, BC
Office: 250-492-4300

Email: penticton.general.enquiries@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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