Update- Media Release 2016-0795

Traffic restrictions have been lifted on Idylwyld Dr N at 33rd Street following a collision between a motorist and a pedestrian.

On November 5, 2016 at approximately 12:00 p.m., Patrol and Traffic members attended to the intersection of Idylwyld Dr N at 33 St. A female was walking northbound into traffic in the 100 block of 33 St West and struck a passing car. She was transported to Hospital with what are believed to be minor injuries.

Alcohol is believed to be a contributing factor in the behaviour of the pedestrian. She will be charged with Stunting under the Traffic Safety Act. The driver of the vehicle was not at fault in the collision however has been charged with Driving While Suspended.

The SPS wishes to thank motorists for their patience in avoiding the area.

(Occurrence Number: 16-112055)