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Good Samaritan struck by vehicle in Quesnel passes away in hospital

A 74-year-old Quesnel man who was struck by a vehicle while assisting a stuck motorist has passed away.

The man suffered serious injuries and Quesnel RCMP now confirms that he succumbed to those injuries in the hospital.

Police responded to a report of a motor vehicle accident on Highway 97 south of Kersley back on December 30th.

RCMP say an F-350 pickup had gone off the road and into the ditch.

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They say a couple of motorists had stopped and were attempting to pull the truck out of the ditch.

Police say a man that lived nearby also attended and was attempting to assist with traffic control before he was struck by a vehicle that was unable to stop in time due to limited visibility and icy road conditions.

with files from George Henderson, My Cariboo Now staff

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