On the June 18 at 3:10pm, members of Williams Lake RCMP Detachment responded to a report of a pedestrian motor vehicle incident on Cameron Street at Marie Sharpe School.
A six year old student from the school ran out from between parked vehicles without looking when she was struck by a car. She was running across the street to her mother's vehicle that was parked on the other side of the street.
According to Williams Lake RCMP, the child was not in a crosswalk at the time and the driver of the vehicle was unable to react in time to avoid hitting the child. The driver was in the proccess of taking her driver's test. The ICBC examiner in the vehicle at the time confirms that the new driver was not at fault in this situation.
When the child fell to the asphalt she sustained a small superficial cut to her arm. The child was taken to Cariboo Memorial Hospital where she was examined and released.
No charges are being contemplated against the driver as a result of this incident.
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