Police now say that 24-year-old man was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries after being run over by a pickup truck in the Chief Will-Yum campground.
RCMP responded to a report of a pedestrian involved in a collision at the campground on Highway 97 in 150 Mile House at 9:11 am on Tuesday.
“A collision reconstructionist was called to assist and remains on scene. Work Safe BC have been notified and is on scene as well,” said North District Media Relations Corporal Madonna Saunderson in a media release.
“The investigation is ongoing and at this time and causal factors have yet to be determined. Police do not believe alcohol to be a factor in this matter. Names of those involved are not being released.”
Anyone one who may have information on this is asked to call the Williams Lake RCMP at 250 392-6211 or Crime Stoppers at 1 800 222-8477
Minor injury has been reported after a person was driven over by a vehicle near the Chief Will-Yum campsite Tuesday morning.
The incident occurred after 9 on Peters Drive.
Williams Lake RCMP Staff Sergeant Del Byron says that the person was sleeping on the ground when they were accidentally driven over.
The incident luckily was not serious as he says the vehicle went over the individual’s’ shoulder and that the ground was soft.
The incident is still under investigation.