Pedestrian suffers life-threatening injuries after being hit by car in Delta

A woman suffered life-threatening injuries following a crash. Global News

A pedestrian is in hospital with life-threatening injuries after being hit by a car in Delta on Wednesday morning.

The victim, a woman in her 20s, was found on the shoulder of the road on Hornby Drive near Highway 99 after she was struck just after 6:30 a.m.

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The driver stayed at the scene and is cooperating with investigators.

Police said there is no indication at this point that speed or alcohol were factors in the crash.

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The Delta Police Traffic Unit asks motorists to drive defensively and pedestrians to wear appropriate clothing while walking after sunset.

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They also note pedestrians should consider walking while facing traffic, especially on roads with limited shoulders, ditches and lighting.




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