There was a fatal accident on LeMarchant Road near Brazil Street last night. A woman walking was struck and killed by a passing vehicle. Police, fire and rescue were called to the area around 7:00 p.m. and located the 63-year-old woman. She was immediately rushed to hospital where she succumbed to her injuries. The vehicle was east bound at the time of the accident, roads were wet with light drizzle. Police closed the road for several hours as they investigated the accident. The road has since reopened.
Serious pedestrian-vehicle accident closes Lemarchant Road
A woman has been struck by a vehicle near the intersection of Lemarchant Road and Brazil Street. The woman has been taken to hospital with what is been believed to be serious injuries.
Eastern Health, the St. John’s Regional Fire Department, along with the RNC, are on the scene.
The road is expected to be closed for several hours.
NTV is following the story and will have more details as the become available.