Pedestrian sent to hospital after being struck by vehicle

EMS from the City of Yellowknife spring into action to help a injured woman. The driver of the vehicle which struck the woman remained at the scene and was questioned by the RCMP. Arthur C. Green/The Moose 100.1FM
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A 57-year-old woman was struck by a vehicle in downtown Yellowknife this morning.

A witness at the scene stated the woman was attempting to cross the street at 52 Avenue and 54 street when a truck which was traveling at a high rate of speed struck the female. The driver of the vehicle remained at the scene and was questioned by the RCMP.

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Julie Plourde is the Media Relations Officer with the Northwest Territories RCMP in Yellowknife.

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“At approximately 9:00 a.m., on Monday, September 30th, Yellowknife RCMP responded to a call for service regarding a motor vehicle collision in the area of 52 Avenue and 54 Street,” Plourde said. “A pedestrian was allegedly struck by a vehicle. The pedestrian has been transported by the City of Yellowknife Emergency Medical Services to the hospital for treatment of a non-life threatening injury.”

The investigation is ongoing.

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