Pedestrian Died in Saturday Night Incident
Around 7 pm Saturday November 12th, police and emergency services responded to a report of a collision involving one vehicle and a pedestrian at the intersection of Highway 97 and 5th Avenue.. ( see previous story)
A 30 year old man was rushed to hospital, but later succumbed to his injuries.
Although the investigation is continuing, initial indications are that the adult male driver of a north bound SUV was proceeding through the intersection on a green light when the pedestrian stepped out onto the travel portion of the roadway. The pedestrian was wearing all dark clothing and it was dark & raining at the time of the incident. Alcohol or other drugs are not believed to have been a factor.
Police would like to remind pedestrians to wear bright, reflective clothing and always obey traffic laws. Drivers should remain alert for pedestrians & bicyclists at all times.
If you have any information about this incident, please contact the Prince George RCMP at (250)561-3300.