Pedestrian Struck

Port Alberni

2023-05-31 19:54 HAP

Dossier nº 2023-5361

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Aux termes de la Loi sur les langues officielles, ce bureau n'offre des services au public qu'en anglais. Vous trouverez des renseignements généraux dans les deux langues officielles au cb.grc.ca et www.grc.ca.

On May 31st 2023, at approximately 07:20am, Port Alberni RCMP, Port Alberni Fire Department, and BC Ambulance responded to a pedestrian struck by a vehicle at the corner of 16th Avenue and Redford Street. The male pedestrian was transported to hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. Several witnesses were present and interviewed by the initial attending officers. The adjoining streets were blocked off the while RCMP Traffic Services completed their investigation.

We want to remind drivers to watch their speed and be vigilant about pedestrians. We want pedestrians to be vigilant as well, even when they have the right of way, says Cst. James Wingfield.

This matter is still under investigation.

Diffusé par :

Gend. Beth O'Connor

Agente des relations avec les m├ędias
GRC de Port Alberni
4444, rue Morton, Port Alberni (C.-B.) V9Y 4M8
Bureau : 250-723-2424

Courriel : Elizabeth.O'Connor@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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