Woman recovering in hospital after being hit by truck on Hastings St.

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Global News

A 54-year-old Vancouver woman is recovering in hospital after being hit by a truck on Hastings Street yesterday.

It happened around 10:45 p.m. near Windermere Street.

Police say the woman stepped off the curb and was struck by a truck pulling a flat-deck trailer. They say it’s possible she did not realize the truck was pulling a trailer.

She was rushed to hospital with serious injuries. She is now in stable condition.

The driver is said to be cooperating with police. Police say the driver had spotted the pedestrian and had slowed down for her.

Alcohol and speed are not considered factors in the collision.

Police say they are not considering charges and are calling it “a terrible accident.”

 

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