News

Vernon cyclist strikes pedestrian

A cyclist was issued a violation ticket after striking a pedestrian in Vernon Tuesday.

The incident occurred just after 7 p.m. on 34th Street and Okanagan Avenue.

The 18-year-old Vernon cyclist either couldn’t stop on his bike or didn’t stop for two people in a crosswalk at that location.

The bike clipped a 21-year-old man from Kelowna and hit a 24-year-old Vernon man, who was taken to Vernon Jubilee Hospital with a shoulder injury.

The cyclist was issued a ticket for careless cycling under the Motor Vehicle Act.

A witness in a vehicle that had stopped for the men in the crosswalk called the police.

 

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

Ferner runs first practice with Vipers
 
Vernon makes push for governance review
 
Conservation forced to destroy deer
New resort has gone to the dogs
 
Greetings from Vernon to Uganda
 
Prince Rupert RCMP seek assistance in locating Shawn Martin
Human Rights Tribunal rejects smart meter complaint
 
Celebration of spring is set in stone
 
Peach City Radio tunes into support

Community Events, September 2014

Add an Event

Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Sep 21 edition online now. Browse the archives.