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Pedestrian sustains severe injuries after attempting to cross highway

Paramedics and police lift a woman into a BC Air Ambulance after she was struck by an eastbound car while crossing the Trans-Canada Highway at 50th Street SW on Wednesday morning.  - Lachlan Labere/Observer
Paramedics and police lift a woman into a BC Air Ambulance after she was struck by an eastbound car while crossing the Trans-Canada Highway at 50th Street SW on Wednesday morning.
— image credit: Lachlan Labere/Observer

A middle-aged woman was taken to hospital in serious condition by BC Air Ambulance after she was struck by an eastbound car while crossing the Trans-Canada Highway at 50th Street SW on Wednesday morning.

The woman sustained severe injuries, and was taken to Royal Inland Hospital in Kamloops.

Witnesses at the scene told police the woman walked into the path of traffic.

The driver of the vehicle was uninjured, but is receiving support from RCMP Victims Services.  The condition of the pedestrian was unknown at press time.

The investigation is still ongoing.

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