Vehicle/pedestrian Accident - Update To Release 09-0010

Further to media release #09-0010:

A semi tractor unit was traveling southbound in the right lane of Idylwyld Drive North and a pedestrian was crossing eastbound at 37th Street when the collision occurred just after 4 p.m. this afternoon.

The male pedestrian is believed to be in his 60's and, as a correction to the previous media release, was pronouced deceased at the scene of the collision.

Collision reconstructionists and other police personnel are still at the scene of the accident. The southbound lane of Idylwyld Drive will be closed for some time while they continue the investigation. Southbound traffic is being diverted at Circle Drive and motorists are asked to plan alternative routes during their travels.

A further media release will be issued when the roadway is cleared.

(Occurrence Number: 09-3165)