Girl struck by car in Terrace, B.C.

Witnesses sought in Oct. 4 accident on Lakelse Ave.

TERRACE RCMP officers are looking for witnesses to an Oct. 4 accident in which a girl suffered severe injuries after being struck by a car shortly after 5 p.m. on Lakelse Ave. between McDonald’s and the Skeena Mall.

The girl was first taken to Mills Memorial Hospital and was later flown to Vancouver Children’s Hospital due to her injuries.

Police said the car, a grey Chevrolet, was traveling west on Lakelse when the accident occurred.

The driver is assisting police with the investigation which is focused on whether the girl was in the crosswalk that runs across Lakelse between McDonald’s and the Skeena Mall.

“This incident occurred in front of the big windows of McDonald’s. We are asking for witnesses to come forward with any information that can assist us with our investigation,” said Terrace RCMP Constable Angela Rabut.

If you have information contact the Terrace RCMP at (250) 638-7400 or anonymously through Crime Stoppers by telephone at 1-800-222-TIPS, online at www.terracecrimestoppers.ca or by texting TERRACE plus your message to 274637 (CRIMES).