Jasper, Alberta – On July 12, 2017 at approximately 12:50 P.M. Jasper RCMP officers were dispatched to the Athabasca Falls parking lot after a pedestrian had been struck by a vehicle.
On scene, a 40 year old male was transported to Jasper via ambulance and was airlifted to Edmonton by Stars Ambulance.
Police secured the scene and contacted a collision reconstructionist.
This investigation resulted in a 17 year old male being charged under the Traffic Safety Act with careless driving and driving without holding a subsisting operator’s licence.
The 40 year old victim suffered serious but non-life threatening injuries.
Out of respect for the victim’s family and to protect the identity of the young person involved in this incident, police will not be releasing any names.