RCMP officer struck by car while responding to traffic accident

Chilliwack RCMP member sent to hospital after responding to motor vehicle accident at Mary and Hodgins.

Emergency personnel tend to one of their own after an RCMP officer was hit by a car while directing traffic at a crash scene at Mary Street and Hodgins Avenue in Chilliwack on Monday morning.

An RCMP officer was hit by a passing motorist at Mary Street and Hodgins Avenue, while attending the scene of an earlier accident.

A vehicle had hit a person in a scooter at the intersection, which is just metres away from the emergency room entrance of Chilliwack General Hospital. One of the officers attending that scene was then hit by a passing motorist. He was directing traffic at the time.

The officer was being transported to hospital on a gurney, with lower leg injuries. There is no update yet on the condition of the person in the wheelchair.

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