A cyclist was struck by a vehicle in West Quesnel yesterday. (Nov 30)
Quesnel RCMP were called to a report of a collision at the intersection of Marsh Drive and Baker Drive just before 6 o’clock.
Seargant Chris Riddle confirms that a 30 year old woman from Quesnel was riding her bicycle in the crosswalk when she was struck by a white SUV.
The SUV did not stop.
Riddle says the woman, as a precaution, the woman was transported by Ambulance to GR Baker hospital where she was treated for minor injuries and released.
Several witnesses were interviewed on scene.
The investigation into the incident is ongoing.
Anyone who witnessed this collision and has not yet provided their information to the police they are asked to call the Quesnel RCMP at (250) 992-9211 and ask to speak with an investigator.
If you wish to remain anonymous you can call CrimeStoppers.
Riddle would also like to remind people to be aware of their surroundings whether on foot, on a bicycle or in a vehicle.
He says drivers should ensure their vehicle’s headlights are functional and clean and that they pay extra attention when approaching crosswalks or areas of high foot traffic.
Pedestrians and cyclists also need to ensure they are visible to motorists when in dark and inclement weather.