The Richmond RCMP is investigating a fatal incident on No. 1 Road and Tucker Road. Based on the confirmation release by the Mounties, the 81-year old Richmond woman was hit by late-model Mercedes SUV.
The witnesses delivered medical help including CPR until the arrival of the emergency crew who transported the woman to a health care facility where she was later declared dead from her injuries.
Increasing rates of pedestrian collisions
The driver of the SUV, a 78-year old man also from Richmond did not leave the scene and was cooperative to the police.
Both alcohol and speed are not considered factors to the collision based on the report of the investigators. Recently, there were several pedestrian collisions through Metro Vancouver.
Richmond’s Cpl. Dennis Hwang is currently urging both pedestrians and drivers to be careful and alert while on the road.
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Immediate delivery of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) can save a life. This life-saving technique significantly improves the chances of survival during emergencies.
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