Pedestrian Suffers Serious Injuries in MVA

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Thunder Bay Police
Thunder Bay Police

THUNDER BAY – On October 18th, 2018, at 10:46 pm, Thunder Bay Police responded to a motor vehicle collision involving a pedestrian and a Dodge Ram pickup truck on Dawson Road near Strand Avenue.

The investigation has revealed that a white Dodge Ram pickup truck was travelling westbound on Dawson Rd between Highway 11/17 and Strand Avenue when the driver encountered several pedestrians crossing the roadway. The driver of the pickup truck took evasive action to avoid hitting one of the pedestrians however in doing so the driver struck another pedestrian.

The pedestrian, a 21-year-old Thunder Bay female, sustained serious injuries and was transported to the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Center for medical treatment and remains in the Intensive Care Unit.

The driver of the pickup truck, a 52-year-old Thunder Bay male, did not sustain any injuries.

The roadway was closed for several hours as the Thunder Bay Police Traffic Unit attended the scene to gather evidence. The investigation is ongoing.

Police are asking that anyone who may have witnessed the collision, and has not already spoken to police, to contact the Traffic Unit at 807-684-1276.