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.


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