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Teen pedestrian in serious condition after being clipped by truck in Vancouver

Vancouver police say a teen was clipped by a vehicle while waiting to cross the street on Monday morning.
Vancouver police say a teen was clipped by a vehicle while waiting to cross the street on Monday morning. Global News

A 15-year-old pedestrian was taken to hospital with serious injuries after being clipped by a vehicle while preparing to cross the street in Vancouver on Monday morning.

The collision happened just after 8 a.m. at the corner of East 12th Avenue and Kingsway, according to Vancouver police.

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Investigators said the teen was waiting to cross west over Kingsway when a part of a northbound work truck in the curb lane struck them.

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Police say the driver of the truck stayed on the scene and is co-operating with investigators.

Anyone with dashcam video captured in the area between 8 a.m. and 8:30 a.m. is asked to contact Vancouver police.

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