News

Teenage pedestrian struck on Vernon's Hospital Hill

A teenage pedestrian was struck by a vehicle on Hospital Hill (32nd Street) Thursday afternoon.

The incident happened at around 2:30 p.m.

According to Vernon RCMP, the 14-year-old girl  ran out onto the road in front of a vehicle.

The driver saw the girl at the last second and swerved to avoid hitting her.

It’s believed the girl was struck by the passing vehicle’s side mirror.

Police said the girl was unresponsive for a period of time.

She was taken by emergency health services personnel to Vernon Jubilee Hospital and was responding. Her injuries were undetermined at The Morning Star’s press deadline.

The driver of the vehicle was cooperating with the police investigation.

Traffic was being detoured around the scene as police investigated the accident.

 

 

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 ...

Rally calls for peace in Ukraine
 
Contest leaves Vernon Ripa fan star struck
 
Trial into fatal crash unfolds
Diverse group of panelists discuss potential pros and cons of LNG in Prince Rupert
 
Debate night in Castlegar
 
SHSS students perform Les Miserables
Refugee living the Canadian dream
 
ELECTION 2014: Osoyoos mayor admits sign incident factored into decision to retire
 
Kaslo business organization takes stand against ER cuts

Community Events, October 2014

Add an Event

Read the latest eEdition

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

Oct 24 edition online now. Browse the archives.