Langley pedestrian hit by truck

The victim is expected to survive, police say.

A pedestrian hit by a pickup truck on the Willoughby Slope was hospitalized Monday night, according to Langley RCMP.

The collision happened at 202A Street and 72B Avenue just after 9 p.m., said Sgt. Alex Mulvihill, a spokesperson for the Langley RCMP.

The victim was apparently crossing the street in dark clothing when he was struck, Mulvihill said. The truck driver remained at the scene, and police do not believe speed or alcohol are factors in the incident.

The victim was alert and conscious shortly after the impact, but his condition worsened and he was taken to hospital, said Mulvihill. He remained in care as of Monday morning, and his injuries are believed to be non-life threatening.

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