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Pedestrian airlifted to hospital after being hit in Jasper
RCMP released a photo showing the scene of a July 12 crash that left a 40-year-old male pedestrian with serious, but non-life threatening injuries. Supplied.
Published Friday, July 14, 2017 1:00PM MDT
Jasper RCMP said a man had to be airlifted to hospital in Edmonton, after he was struck by a vehicle in the Athabasca Falls parking lot.
On Wednesday, just before 1 p.m., Jasper RCMP officers were called to the Athabasca Falls parking lot, over reports a pedestrian had been hit by a vehicle.
A 40-year-old man was taken to Jasper via ambulance, and was airlifted from there to Edmonton by STARS Air Ambulance.
Officers secured the scene, and a collision reconstructionist was brought in.
As a result of the investigation, a 17-year-old male has been charged with careless driving, and driving without holding a subsisting operator’s licence.
The pedestrian suffered serious, but non-life threatening injuries.