A skateboarder was sent to hospital Sunday after a collision with a vehicle at the intersection of Johnson and Broad streets.
Police reached the scene around 1:15 p.m. and found the skateboarder with non-life-threatening injuries. According to a VicPD spokesperson, witnesses saw the female enter the intersection riding her skateboard at a high speed, without stopping or pausing at the intersection before entering the crosswalk.
— Victoria Police (@vicpdcanada) October 16, 2017
VicPD asks the public to remember skateboarding is not permitted on sidewalks in the downtown core, and riders must dismount bicycles and skateboards before crossing streets. They also reminded that pedestrians and drivers need to to make eye contact when crossing intersections.