Update 1:03 p.m.: The girl’s condition has been upgraded from critical to serious but stable. She’s now in an induced coma.

Police say the 79-year-old driver who hit her wasn’t drunk. They’re not sure if any charges will be laid.


RICHMOND (NEWS1130) – A 12-year-old girl has been rushed to hospital after being hit by a car at Francis and No 3 Road around 4 p.m. yesterday. Police say she was not in a crosswalk when hit.

The girl has been taken to BC Children’s Hospital in critical condition.

Officers from the Integrated Collision Analysis & Reconstruction Services are helping Richmond’s Road Safety Unit with the investigation.

Callers to News1130 reported a pair of sandals laying in the middle of the road while crews performed CPR on the victim.

Anyone who witnessed this incident is asked to please call Richmond RCMP.