Tractor Trailer strikes pedestrian

A First Nations man was hit by a tractor trailer in Fraser Lake

  • Nov. 24, 2014 2:00 p.m.

A 57-year-old First Nations man was sent to hospital after being struck by a tractor trailer unit on Hwy 16 near Fort Fraser.

On Thursday, Nov. 20 at 11:01 pm, the Fraser Lake RCMP was advised that a man had been involved in a pedestrian motor vehicle incident. The man was transported to University Hospital in Prince George by the BC Ambulance service where he was stabilized with leg and head injuries.

Fraser Lake detachment investigators were quickly on scene and assisted by the North District integrated Collision Analyst Reconstructionist service (ICARS). The highway was initially closed in both directions and around 5:30 a.m. it opened to one lane. Police are asking anyone who may have witnessed this incident to contact Fraser Lake RCMP at 250-699-7777.


Just Posted


Not what you expect when visiting the post office

Skateboard park finally finds a home

New site adjacent to Diamond #4

Local air show hits turbulence as Provincial funding falls short

Community donations help save iconic event

Cough, cough…Vanderhoof’s air a problem

Wood stove replacement program largely ignored

U.S. consulate general to visit Northwest

Trip part of the region’s first-ever pop-up consul for American residents

Vancouver Aquarium’s resident octopus released into ocean

Staff let the Giant Pacific octopus go into the waters near Bowen Island so she can reproduce

Ontario father grief stricken over murder of ex-wife and children

‘No words to explain,’ grieving father of slain teens says in statement

Russian Embassy calls Trudeau’s criticism of Putin unproductive

The Russian Embassy is firing back at Trudeau for criticizing President Vladimir Putin

Murder charge upgraded for man accused in Toronto gay village death

Man accused the death of a woman in the Toronto gay village had charge upgraded after new evidence

Former NHL player Theo Fleury visits B.C. First Nations community

Abuse survivor Theo Fleury has been working with communities focusing on healing since 2009 and visited Esketemc First Nation in the Cariboo this week.

A B.C. council takes action in wake of former municipal politician’s sentencing

Dave Murray was sentenced to nine months for a sexual assault that occurred 26 years ago.

Harsher fines, new off-road vehicle rules in effect to combat B.C. wildfires

Anyone who starts a wildfire could be ordered to pay up to $1,000,000

Muddy water found in taps at B.C. hospital prompts investigation

Northern Health to hire consultant to examine three facilities for potential contamination

RCMP officer charged after pedestrian struck at crosswalk

A man suffered a broken leg and head lacerations after being struck by the police vehicle in 2017

Most Read