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.

 

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