UPDATED: Pedestrian struck in fatal Colwood crash

Serious crash on Island Highway Friday evening

Emergency crews were called to Island Highway in Colwood for a fatal crash involving a pedestrian Friday evening.

A pedestrian was struck at around 6:20 p.m., according to the West Shore RCMP, and was taken to hospital with serious injuries.

On Saturday morning, West Shore RCMP confirmed the crash was fatal.

A RCMP crash analyst was on scene, along with West Shore RCMP officers, and the Colwood and View Royal fire departments on Friday evening.

Part of the roadway near West Shore Parks and Recreation was closed with emergency crews directing traffic. A single lane was still moving in both directions while emergency crews were on scene.

READ MORE: UPDATED: Second pedestrian struck in two days in Langford

READ MORE: UPDATE: Multi-vehicle crash closes Trans-Canada Highway in Langford, sends two to hospital

The roadway reopened at around 9:45 p.m.

This is the third time a pedestrian has been struck in the West Shore in two days.

The previous two incidents — one at McCallum Road and Millstream Road on Thursday and the other at Goldstream Avenue and Veteran’s Memorial Parkway on Friday morning — resulted in minor, non-life-threatening injuries according to West Shore RCMP.

shalu.mehta@goldstreamgazette.com


Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter

Just Posted

Province announces more improvements for Highway 14

$85-million project made possible through federal funding support

Wild Wise Sooke founder leaves post

Lush Cosmetics offers much-needed funding for the group

Firefighters rescue dogs from Colwood structure fire

Fire crews are working a in the 500 block of Windthrop Road… Continue reading

UPDATED: Police say Happy Valley shooting and crash is ‘isolated and targeted’ incident

One person in custody, another fled following crash on Kelly Road

Oak Bay double murder trial enters second week

Defence continues to question police handling of crime scene

What’s age got to do with it? B.C. couple with 45-year gap talks happy marriage

An Armstrong couple that has 45-year age gap began turning heads after being featured on show Extreme Love.

Music Monday to unite students across Sooke in song

Over 200 students will carol around town on May 6

B.C. men challenge constitutionality of Canada’s secret no-fly list

Parvkar Singh Dulai says he received a “denial of boarding” notification under the no-fly program last May 17

Murder on B.C. property didn’t need to be disclosed before sale, court rules

Buyer had tried to break contract after learning a man with ties to crime had been murdered there

B.C.’s largest Vaisakhi festival target of threatening Facebook post: Surrey RCMP

Police say they are investigating the posts on Facebook, after local MLA forwarded screenshots

Pug life: B.C. town boasts waggish list of dog names

Freedom-of-information request lists most ‘pupular’ dog names registered in White Rock

VIDEO: Duncan-Nanaimo’s Funkanometry bow out of ‘World of Dance’ with ‘After Hours’ routine

Judges praised them as entertainers, and urged them to work a bit more on their dancing

VIDEO: Fish farming company launches $30-million vessel to treat salmon for sea lice in B.C. waters

Freshwater treatment an improvement but fish farms should be removed from sea, says conservationist

Most Read