West Shore RCMP seek driver after pedestrian struck in Langford

Woman not seriously injured after collision at Goldstream Avenue and Veterans Memorial Parkway

(Black Press file photo)

Rick Stiebel/News staff

The West Shore RCMP is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the driver of a vehicle that failed to remain at the scene after allegedly hitting a pedestrian.

The incident occurred at approximately 8:20 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 27 at the intersection of Veterans Memorial Parkway and Goldstream Avenue in Langford. According to a media release, the driver came to a red light and was about to make a right turn onto Veterans Memorial Parkway but hit a woman in the leg, causing her to hit the hood of the car. The vehicle stopped briefly before taking off onto Veterans Memorial Parkway.

The woman described the vehicle as burnt orange in colour, with a similar body shape of an older model Pontiac Firefly. No license plate number was obtained.

“Luckily the woman was not seriously injured,” said West Shore RCMP Const. Nancy Saggar. “We are looking for the driver or any witnesses to come forward and speak to police about this collision.”

Anyone with information is asked to call the West Shore RCMP at 250-474-2264, or call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477.

rick.stiebel@goldstreamgazete.com


Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter

Just Posted

Woman taken to hospital following incident on Highway 17 in Saanich

Incident happened near intersection of Highway 17 with Sayward Road

Radio Host Erin Davis pens Mourning Has Broken following death of her daughter

Book by North Saanich woman gives advice to others struggling with grief

Leaving dog in hot car can result in $75,000 fine, prohibition from owning animals, prison

B.C. SPCA received 800 calls last year about dogs left in hot cars

Bed Races on Beacon champs ready to defend their title

Race takes place July 7 on Beacon Avenue, raising funds for the Peninsula Youth Clinic

Police say it’s “impressive” no arrests were made after Raptors celebrations

Toronto will play the Western Conference champion Golden State Warriors next

Social media giants in hot seat as politicians consider regulations in Ottawa

Committee members will also grill representatives from Facebook, Twitter

Sooke Ladies off to a strong start

First year team posts impressive 7-2-1 record

Wildfire crews watching for dangerous wind shift in High Level, Alta.

The Chuckegg Creek fire is raging out of control about three kilometres southwest of the town

UN urges Canada to take more vulnerable Mexican migrants from Central America

The request comes as the United States takes a harder line on its Mexican border

Mistrial declared in Jamie Bacon murder plot trial

Bacon was on trial for counselling to commit the murder of Person X

B.C. VIEWS: Money-laundering melodrama made for TV

Public inquiry staged to point fingers before 2021 election

Canadian homebuyers escaping high housing costs by moving to secondary cities

In British Columbia, exurbs have grown in the Hope Valley and Kamloops

Most Read