74-year-old man struck by vehicle in Abbotsford

Victim airlifted to hospital with serious injuries

  • Nov. 11, 2015 1:00 p.m.

Emergency crews load the victim of a pedestrian accident into an ambulance Tuesday night.



A 74-year-old man suffered serious injuries after being struck by a vehicle in Abbotsford on Tuesday evening.

At 7 p.m., the Abbotsford Police Department responded to a pedestrian-struck accident at the intersection of Trethewey Street and Slocan Drive.

Abbotsford Fire Rescue Service members and BC Ambulance staff arrived on scene and tended to the 74-year-old victim, who had been hit by a northbound vehicle.

The man was transported by air ambulance to a Vancouver-area hospital for treatment. The driver of the vehicle involved remained on scene and is co-operating with police.

The APD is appealing to any witnesses who may have seen the collision to speak with police.

Abbotsford Police patrol division officers and collision reconstructionists are continuing the investigation.  The intersection was closed for several hours while the investigation proceeded.

Anyone with information about this incident should call the Abbotsford Police Department at 604-859-5225 or text 222973 (abbypd) or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

 

Just Posted

Agrifair attendance up 25 per cent from 2017, say organizers

New attractions, including RCMP Musical Ride, being credited for hike

B.C. declares state of emergency as more than 560 wildfires rage

This is only the fourth state of emergency ever issued during a fire season

Police issue warning that 19-year-old poses ‘significant’ risk to the public

Varinderpal ‘VP’ Gill of Abbotsford involved in Lower Mainland gang conflict, police say

EDITORIAL: Gill must break silence and back up claim

If Coun. Moe Gill can’t substantiate his allegations, he should take a hard look at his campaign

Fraser Valley Bandits announce season ticket prices

Basketball team set to tip-off in summer of 2019

Interim GoFundMe payments approved in Humboldt Broncos crash

$50,000 to be given to each of the 13 survivors and each family of the 16 people who died

Altidore nets 3 as Toronto drubs Whitecaps 5-2

Vancouver falls 7-4 on aggregate in Canadian Championship final

Ottawa intervenes to get B.C. ball player, 13, to Little League World Series

Before immigration issue was resolved, Dio Gama was out practicing the game he loves Wednesday

Pet goldfish invades small B.C. lake

Pinecrest Lake is located between Whistler and Squamish

Metro Vancouver water reservoirs in ‘good shape’

Reserves sitting at 70-per-cent full, officials said, despite long stretch without major rain

Mounties deployed to help B.C. communities affected by wildfires

RCMP officers heading to places particularly within central, northern and southern B.C.

Chinese medicine practitioner in B.C. facing historical sex assault charges

71-year old Kit Wong practiced acupuncture from his home during the time of the assaults

Quebec sets aside $900 million for companies hurt by U.S. tariffs

Premier Philippe Couillard says his government will make $863 million available over five years

Most Read