Investigation ongoing in weekend pedestrian collision in Lethbridge, driver not facing charges

Lethbridge, Alberta – Lethbridge Police continue to investigate a pedestrian collision after a 37-year-old woman was struck by a vehicle along Whoop Up Drive during the early morning hours Saturday.

On August 19, 2023 at approximately 2:14 a.m. police responded to a report that a woman had been struck by a vehicle in the westbound lanes of Whoop Up Drive approximately 200 metres west of the bridge deck. EMS transported the woman to to hospital in critical condition. She currently remains in hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Lethbridge Police Service
Lethbridge Police Service

Investigation by members of the Traffic Response Unit determined a Jeep Grand Cherokee was travelling westbound in the centre lane when a woman dressed in dark clothing ran northbound across the lanes and was subsequently struck. Neither alcohol nor speed are factors in the collision and the driver of the Jeep is not facing any charges. It is unknown why the woman ran into traffic.

Investigation is ongoing.

No further information will be released.

Lethbridge Police Service

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