Chilliwack – RCMP are looking for witnesses as police investigate a collision involving a pedestrian which occurred Tuesday on Vedder Road.
Chilliwack RCMP responded to a call on Tuesday afternoon (3:45PM) March 27, that an automobile had collided with a power pole and a pedestrian on Vedder Road near Thomas Road.
The power pole was nearly shared off and communication lines were affected. Traffic had to be re-routed at Vedder and Promontory/Watson for quite some time.
When Mounties and EWS arrived at the site, they located the alleged driver and a pedestrian suffering serious injuries. Both individuals were transported to hospital by BC Ambulance.
The area surrounding the site remained cordoned off by police while officers from Chilliwack Traffic Section supported by the Lower Mainland Integrated Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Service (ICARS) gathered evidence during their thorough examination of the scene.
Anyone with information to this event is urged to contact the Chilliwack RCMP at 604-792-4611 or, should you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).