Elderly woman hit crossing Campbell River street

The 54-year-old Campbell River driver had stopped at the intersection, but failed to see the pedestrian

A 77-year-old local woman suffered minor injuries when she was struck by an SUV while crossing a downtown street.

The woman was on the cross walk at 11th Avenue and Shoppers Row when she was hit by a black Izuzu Trooper. The accident occurred Thursday, just before 4 p.m.

The 54-year-old Campbell River driver had stopped at the intersection, but failed to see the pedestrian.

The man and other passersby immediately offered assistance to the victim who was taken to Campbell River Hospital for treatment.

The driver was ticketed for failing to yield at a crosswalk.