Update: Fatal Collision with pedestrian on highway in Salmon Arm

A 77-year-old woman has died after being struck by a pickup truck

Update: 8:20 a.m., July 10:

The collision at the intersection of 4th street NE and the Trans-Canada Highway on July 9 resulted in fatal injuries for a 77-year-old Salmon Arm woman.

According to the RCMP the woman was struck by an eastbound pickup truck at approximately 1:14 p.m. as she was trying to cross the highway on foot.

The woman was transported to Shuswap Lake General Hospital with possibly life-threatening injuries; she was transported to Royal Inland Hospital in Kamloops where she died of her injuries.

Traffic was detoured around the scene for approximately two hours to allow RCMP Collision Analysts to investigate the scene.

The RCMP are continuing their investigation.

Update 5 p.m:

The intersection is clear and traffic is flowing normally. RCMP vehicles and flaggers have left the scene.

Original story:

Traffic on the Trans-Canada Highway through Salmon Arm is being disrupted by a police incident at the intersection of 4th street NE and the highway.

Eastbound traffic is being re-routed through the parking lot of the Ford dealership’s parts and service building as of 3 p.m. on July 9.

The westbound left turn lane is also closed.

More to come.

Just Posted

‘Listen to your gut’ urges injured skier

Mike Shaw was told he’d never walk again after an accident four years ago, but he defied the odds

Families of missing Shuswap women call for action

Birthday of missing woman Ashley Simpson remembered during rally in Yankee Flats

Nasty note on windshield sparks online outrage

Vernon’s Bailey McDonald is using a painful experience to start conversation about invisible illness

CPR a vital link in saving man’s life

Vernon man’s life saved by strangers performing CPR following heart attack on golf course

Missing woman smart, courageous, lovable

Mother says Caitlin Potts trying to overcome foster care experience

Flag person struck by car

RCMP investigating incident involving female traffic control person and senior driver

‘I will now live in consistent fear’: Allan Schoenborn granted escorted leaves

The Merritt man was deemed not criminally responsible in the killing of his three children in 2008

Guns and drugs seized in Kamloops RCMP blitz

Kamloops Mounties and the gang unit seize drugs and make arrests in two-day blitz

Hammy the deer dodges conservation officers in Prince Rupert

The famous Prince Rupert hammock deer maintains his purple threads

‘No shirt, no service, no Canada’

Shirtless Tacoma man arrested after Canadian border officials say they found meth in rental vehicle

Interior Health expands meningococcal precautions in South Okanagan

Oliver, Osoyoos and Okanagan Falls included in the expanded precautionary immunization measure

Federal funding to combat guns, gangs and opioid crisis

Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale said illicit drugs are often main cause of guns, gangs violence

Riverview youth mental health centre proceeds

Replacement for Maples Treatment Centre first announced in March

Dead boy’s father posts Facebook response after Appeal Court upholds conviction

David, Collet Stephan were found guilty in their son Ezekiel’s 2012 death from bacterial meningitis

Most Read