On Tuesday, May 17, 2022, at 1:26pm, the Fort St John RCMP received a request to assist BC Ambulance Service with a single vehicle/pedestrian collision which occurred at the intersection of 96th Avenue and 96th Street, Fort St John.
When frontline officers arrived on scene, paramedics were treating the unresponsive pedestrian who was struck by a passing pickup truck while crossing at the intersection.
The pedestrian was transported to the hospital in critical condition with life threatening injuries.
Fort St John RCMP frontline officers, the Serious Crimes Unit along with the RCMP Traffic Reconstruction Unit remained on scene to investigate.
The driver remained on scene and was cooperative with police. Impairment was ruled out on scene as a cause of the collision.
The pedestrian has since succumbed to their injuries and the family has been notified by police.
The Fort St John RCMP continue to investigate and ask that anyone with additional information about this incident to please contact the Fort St John RCMP at 250-787-8100.
Information provided by the Fort St. John RCMP