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Update: 2 pedestrians struck by 80-year-old driver outside Richmond mall

Paramedics attended to two patients at the scene on Tuesday morning, police are investigating the incident
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Two pedestrians were injured in a motor vehicle incident on Cambie Road near No. 3 Road on Tuesday morning. Google Maps screenshot

Two people were injured after getting hit by a car near Aberdeen Centre on Tuesday morning.

Paramedics were called to the scene just before 11:30 a.m. on Oct. 17 to attend to the injured pedestrians on Cambie Road near No. 3 Road.

At least one person can be seen lying on Cambie Road by the entrance to President Plaza in a photo posted on popular Chinese social media platform Little Red Book by user 448089905.

The person appeared to be covered by an umbrella and was being tended to by community members.

Dennis Hwang, Richmond RCMP spokesperson, confirmed the driver who struck the pedestrians was an 80-year-old woman from Richmond. The driver remained on scene after the accident.

Hwang added that the two injured pedestrians, a 75-year-old man and an 81-year-old woman, did not know each other. They both suffered "non-life-threatening injuries" and received help from members of the public before emergency services arrived.

According to a B.C. Emergency Health Services spokesperson, two ambulances were on scene and one patient was sent to the hospital while the other was sent to an urgent primary care facility.

Police are investigating the incident.

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