Update: Victim of serious-injury collision passes away, police continue to investigate
A 69-year-old woman who was struck earlier today by a vehicle while crossing the street at the intersection of 68 Street and 12 Avenue N.E. has sadly succumbed to her injuries.
Our Traffic Section continues to investigate the circumstances that led to the collision and is asking anyone with information or dashcam footage to contact the Calgary Police Service non-emergency line at 403-266-1234.
We continue to investigate a collision that occurred this morning leaving a senior in life-threatening condition.
At approximately 7:40 a.m., today, Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2023, police were called for reports of a serious-injury collision that occurred at the intersection of 68 Street N.E. and 12 Avenue N.E.
At the time, it is believed the victim, a 69-year-old woman, used a marked crosswalk to cross 68 Street N.E., when a Mitsubishi Outlander, operated by a 62-year-old man, was travelling south on 68 Street N.E., and struck the woman.
The Mitsubishi came to a stop on the south side of the crosswalk and the driver remained at the scene.
The woman sustained serious injuries and was transported to hospital in life-threatening condition.
Neither excessive speed or impairment are considered to be factors in this collision.
The driver failing to yield to the pedestrian in the crosswalk is considered a factor in this collision.
No charges have been laid at this time and the Calgary Police Service Traffic Section continues to investigate the circumstances surrounding the collision.
Anyone with information or dash cam footage is asked to contact the Calgary Police Service non-emergency line at 403-266-1234. Tips can also be submitted anonymously to Crime Stoppers through any of the following methods:
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Case # CA23054693/4421