RCMP looking for witnesses after pedestrian hit

Sunshine Coast

2023-08-11 13:16 PDT

File # 2023-5749

Sunshine Coast RCMP are looking for any witnesses to an incident where a pedestrian was struck by a white pick up truck in the intersection at Cowrie and Trail Avenue in Sechelt.

The incident occurred at approximately 10:30 am on Friday August 11th in downtown Sechelt. The 82 year old female was crossing the street in the marked crosswalk as the truck was turning from Trail onto Cowrie Street. The female was transported to Sechelt Hospital with serious injuries.  The truck driver remained on scene and cooperated fully with the police investigation. Alcohol or drug impairment was not a factor in the incident.

Anyone with any information or dashcam footage is asked to call the Sunshine Coast RCMP at 604-885-2266. File number 5749 relates.

Released by

Cst. Karen Whitby

Media Relations Officer
Sunshine Coast RCMP
5800 Teredo St. Sechelt, BC V0N 3A0
Office: 604-885-2266
Fax: 604-885-9473

Email: SCRCMPmedia@rcmp-grc.gc.ca
Website: bc-cb.rcmp-grc.gc.ca/sunshinecoast (English only)

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