There was an accident on June 4 in Castlegar between a vehicle and a cyclist and it was reported on in the Castlegar News.
My daughter survived being hit by a car in 2018 while I was taking her to Pople park on her bike, so I personally found the RCMP’s statement that “The collision likely occurred because the man didn’t dismount his bike before a cyclist’s stop and dismount sign located before the bridge” to be very inappropriate.
The message should have been a reminder that cars are powerful machines that need to be operated with care and respect for the people around them.
Everybody loses when a vehicle collision occurs.
Even if the physical injuries heal, the mental and emotional fallout can last forever and can affect everybody involved, including witnesses and first responders.