Emergency crews work with a woman who was struck by a car in an intersection. Skylar Noe-Vack photo

Pedestrian escapes with minor injuries after crosswalk collision

Penticton RCMP investigate after pedestrian struck at intersectio

Just as it was beginning to snow yesterday evening, a pedestrian was struck by a car in Penticton.

Emergency crews were called out at about 5:30 p.m. on Jan. 8 to the incident, which took place at the intersection of Main Street and Warren Avenue.

The RCMP say their investigation revealed a driver was attempting to turn left onto Warren when the light was turning yellow at the same time the pedestrian was also crossing Warren on the west side as the traffic light was turning yellow, when the driver struck the pedestrian, who was lucky to only suffer minor abrasions to her arm.

“The intersection was lit, but dark, and it was beginning to snow,” Const. James Grandy reported in a press release, adding that no charges are being considered at this time.


Steve Kidd
Senior reporter, Penticton Western News
Email me or message me on Facebook
Follow us on Facebook | Twitter | Instagram

Just Posted

Two-vehicle accident sends one to hospital in South Okanagan

One person suffered injuries in a two-vehicle accident Monday on Highway 97

Spring break activities for kids in the Penticton area

Lots of things happening for kids during spring break in the South Okanagan

Reality show filming in Penticton is looking for participants

A real estate reality show is looking for homeowners and realtors to participate

Summerland to hold Seedy Saturday event

Seeds, bedding plants and information from master gardeners will be available

Penticton may have to give up $6M arena grant

Decision to be made on whether or not to return a $6 million grant for arena development strategy

Temperatures on the rise for the Okanagan Valley

Okanagan-Shuswap weekday weather update

Horvat scores 16 seconds into OT as Canucks beat Blackhawks 3-2

Pettersson sets rookie scoring record for Vancouver

No injuries, pollution in Vancouver Harbour ship collision: Transport Canada

Transportation Safety Board says it has deployed a team of investigators look into the incident

Budget 2019: Five things to watch for in the Liberals’ final fiscal blueprint

Finance Minister Bill Morneau will release the Trudeau government’s final budget on Tuesday

New concussion guidelines launched for Canada’s Olympians, Paralympians

The guidelines will be in effect at this summer’s Pan American, Parapan American Games in Lima, Peru

Kelowna DJs organize own shows to fill gap in music scene

The DJs wanted to create somewhere people could enjoy their music safely

In Photos: Classic snowmobiles pushed to their limits in fun races

The Burner in Malakwa served as the venue for races show cases older sleds

Alphonso Davies doubtful for Canada game against French Guiana in Vancouver

Canada will be without injured captain Scott Arfield and veteran Will Johnson

Most Read