On Wednesday, a tragic accident occurred in the Mill Woods parking lot in Edmonton, Alberta. A woman in her late 50s was crossing the street when she tripped and fell into the path of an oncoming vehicle. She was struck and killed instantly.
This tragedy has left the community of Mill Woods reeling. The woman, whose name has not been released, had been a fixture in the parking lot for many years. She was known for her gentle and kind nature and was often seen chatting with other shoppers.
The driver of the vehicle, a man in his mid-20s, immediately stopped and called 911. He remains on the scene and is cooperating with police. The driver was not impaired at the time of the accident and no charges have been laid.
The investigation by Edmonton Police Service is ongoing. They are asking anyone who may have witnessed the accident to come forward. They are also reminding pedestrians to use marked crosswalks and to remain vigilant when crossing the street.
This tragedy has deeply affected the community of Mill Woods. People have been leaving flowers, cards, and messages at the scene of the accident in remembrance of the woman. The community has also set up a GoFundMe page to raise money for her family.
The woman’s death has sparked a discussion about pedestrian safety in the area. Several people have called on the City of Edmonton to install more crosswalks and signage to alert drivers to the presence of pedestrians.
The loss of the woman has left a lasting impact on the community of Mill Woods. She will be remembered as a kind and caring individual who cared deeply for her community. Her death serves as a reminder of the importance of pedestrian safety. Our thoughts are with her family and friends during this difficult time.