A seven year old boy and his mother were taken to hospital for minor injuries after being struck by a vehicle this morning.
Around 8:30 am, Fort St. John RCMP responded to a report of at the incident near at 86th St. and 89th Ave.
Cpl. Jodi Shelkie says, “As a driver, it’s important to be mindful of pedestrians at all times. Now that school is back in session, it’s especially important to keep your focus and scan your environment when driving a vehicle.”
The boy and his mother received minor injuries but were transported to the Fort St. John Hospital via BC Ambulance as a precaution.
The female driver was issued a ticket for Failing to Yield to a Pedestrian.
Neither alcohol nor speed were considered factors in this incident.