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 ...

Island residents blast cuts to BC Ferries
Tour de Rock begins today
B.C. teachers endorse six-year deal, 86 per cent in favour (with VIDEO)
Decorate for charity: Festival of Trees
At 46, Joe Mollin will retire
Vision 2012: industry then

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.