Bar crowd troubles send Rupertite to Vancouver Hospital with serious injuries

Another ugly incident during the notorious bar crowd hours in downtown Prince Rupert has resulted in a Prince Rupert resident requiring a medi-vac flight to Vancouver and the arrest of three men involved in the early morning incident.

The early Friday morning incident took place in the 700 block of 2nd Avenue West at around 3 am. After the disturbance was attended to by police, a local resident Steve Strong was hospitalized in critical condition, with injuries severe enough to require the transfer to Vancouver General Hospital. He remains under observation there, as he recovers from a series of fractures to his face and skull, which required extensive reconstructive surgery…

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