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Multiple pedestrians struck in midst of Lower Mainland storm

Ugly Lower Mainland weather to blame for multiple accidents involving pedestrians and vehicles during rush hour on Thursday.

Emergency responders kept busy due to a number of accidents involving pedestrians

Pedestrians at at a greater risk during dark and stormy conditions. (CBC)

Ugly Lower Mainland weather was to blame for at least six accidents involving pedestrians and vehicles during rush hour on Thursday.

5 p.m., Vancouver:  Pedestrian struck by a FedEx delivery truck at Taylor Street & West Pender Street in Chinatown. No update on injuries.

5:20 p.m., Abbotsford: Pedestrian struck by a vehicle at Townline Road and Southern Drive. Police says a 20-year-old male was taken to the hospital, possibly with a broken leg. The driver remained on the scene.

5:30 p.m., Langley: Crews called to 72 Avenue and 232 Street after a man out walking his dog is hit by a truck. He is reported to be in critical condition. The driver remained on scene.

5:40 p.m., Surrey: Pedestrian hit by a transit bus at 104th Avenue and University Drive. 

5:45 p.m., Surrey: Report of a pedestrian struck by a vehicle in the 10100 block of King George Boulevard.

 6:00 p.m., Vancouver: Victim transported to Vancouver General Hospital after being struck by a vehicle while crossing the intersection at Hastings Streets and Renfrew Street in East Vancouver.

7:00 p.m., Delta: Pedestrian stuck in crosswalk on the westbound on ramp to Highway 91 from Cliveden Ave on Annacis Island. Victim suffered major head trauma and was rushed to Royal Columbian Hospital.


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