A Pokémon Go user was almost hit by a driver also playing the game

The incident occurred in Innisfil, Ontario

A Pokémon Go user was nearly hit by a driver who was also playing the game.

Police were called to Innisfil Beach Park, Innisfil, Ontario yesterday (July 26) after a receiving a call from a woman who had been playing the game while standing in a car park at 2am.

She told the police that she had nearly been hit by a car while she had been standing there. The driver returned to the scene shortly after and admitted he hadn’t seen her because he was playing Pokémon Go.

As Comicbook reports, officers tweeted a reminder to local players to not play and drive. “PokemonGo player nearly stuck by another in a car in a parking lot at 2:00 a.m. #PokemonDont drive while playing!” they wrote.

No charges are being pressed against the driver and the woman involved in the incident was unharmed.
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