UPDATE: Cpl. Madonna Saunderson with the North District RCMP said in an update Friday afternoon that while the investigation into the collision is continuing, she said that police have ruled out the driver of the pickup truck as having caused the incident. Cpl. Saunderson said that the female pedestrian is suspected to have fallen onto the road and was struck by the driver, who did not have enough time to react.
Cpl. Saunderson added that alcohol is considered by police as having contributed to the collision on the part of the pedestrian, and said that the driver was not under investigation.
FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. — The RCMP say that a pedestrian struck by a pickup truck outside the Lido Theatre on Wednesday night is in serious condition.
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Cpl. Madonna Saunderson with North District RCMP said that emergency crews were called to the scene of the collision on 100th Ave. near 102nd St at around 10:55 p.m. Wednesday. According to Cpl. Saunderson, a woman was struck by a Dodge pickup truck while crossing 100th Ave. The woman was taken to hospital in serious but stable condition.
Cpl. Saunderson said that police are continuing to investigate the collision, and the cause of the crash has not yet been determined.