Motor Vehicle Collision Fatality:
On Thursday February 13th 2020 at 1:08 p.m. the Brockville Police Service responded to reports that a pedestrian had been struck by a motor vehicle in the parking lot of the Brockville General Hospital. The pedestrian, Jeanette Runciman, was struck by a vehicle in the parking lot as it backed out of a space. Senator Bob Runciman, the spouse of Jeanette, was at the hospital with his wife at the time of the collision. Witnesses, staff from Brockville General Hospital and paramedics performed immediate first aid on the victim. She was rushed into the emergency department, but later succumbed to her injuries. The investigation is ongoing, but it is not considered a criminal investigation.
We ask that you respect the privacy of the family.
Police are looking to speak with witnesses to the incident. They are asked to call Staff Sergeant Tom Fournier at 613-342-0127 ext. 4258.