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Pedestrian suffers serious injuries after being struck by vehicle

(Files by Catherine Garrett-MyPGNow)

An 18-year-old man is recovering in hospital with life-threatening injuries after a car accident last night (Sunday).

At approximately 5 o’clock Prince George RCMP responded to a report of a pedestrian involved in a collision at the corner of 1st Avenue and Ospika Boulevard.

Officers and other emergency services arrived on the scene and found the man suffering from serious, life-threatening injuries.

The 22-year-old female driver of the mid-sized vehicle remained on scene and cooperated with police.

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Evidence was gathered at the scene and the vehicle was seized, however, alcohol and other drugs are not believed to be a factor.

“All indications are that the pedestrian was in a marked crosswalk when the southbound vehicle collided with him,” said Corporal Craig Douglass.

The investigation is continuing and charges may be considered upon conclusion.

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