A 59-year-old man was seriously injured when he was hit by a vehicle in a major downtown Vernon intersection on Tuesday evening.
Police said it happened after 9 p.m., Tuesday evening, where Vernon’s 30th Ave. crosses 32nd Street (Highway 97).
RCMP said the man alleged to have been behind the wheel during the collision also “displayed signs and symptoms of intoxication” and was arrested on allegations of impaired driving.
The pedestrian is expected to survive his injuries.
The driver is no longer in police custody, but is expected to appear in court at a later date.
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