Site where pedestrian was hit by vehicle Wednesday night at 39th Ave. and 33rd Street (Courtesy of Google)
A 61 year old Vernon man was taken to hospital after being hit by a vehicle.
Police say a vehicle struck the man just metres away from a marked crosswalk at 39th Avenue and 33rd Street, near the Performing Arts Centre, around 8:30 pm Wednesday.
“Emergency Health Services attended and transported the pedestrian, a 61 year old Vernon male, to the nearest medical facility with serious but non-life threatening injuries,” says Cst. Kelly Brett.
The driver, a 37 year old Vernon man, was cooperative with police and remained on scene, and he showed no signs of impairment, with the investigation continuing.
If you were a witness to the incident and have not yet spoken to police, please call the Vernon North Okanagan RCMP at 250-545-7171 and reference file #2018-25417.