Man seriously injured after being struck in parking lot

TC Media newsroom@thewesternstar.com
Published on July 30, 2014

The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary is looking for a witnesses to assist in thier investigation into a pedestrian-vehicle collision in Corner Brook on Tuesday.

Police responded to the incident in the parking lot of Colemans on Caribou Road at 2:30 p.m. A 72-year-old man was struck by a pickup truck while crossing the parking lot.

The man sustained serious injuries and was transported from the scene to Western Memorial Regional Hospital by ambulance. Police say the man was still in hospital as of Tuesday evening.

The RNC’s collision analyst is investigating, however speed and impairment have been ruled out as factors.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the RNC at 637-4100, or Crime Stoppers.