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Saanich police vehicle at the ready behind the station. (Black Press Media file photo)

Saanich police seek public’s help after teen struck in Burnside Road crosswalk

Dashcam footage, eyewitness accounts needed about mid-evening Thursday crash

 

Fatal on Highway 5 from Wednesday June 15. (Facebook)

4 dead in 15 hours on Highway 5 near Kamloops following crashes with semi-trailers

Two adults and a baby died on June 16, just hours after another fatal crash on Highway 5

  • Jun 16, 2022

 

Police in Nanaimo are looking for the vehicle and driver that destroyed a wooden patio in Nanaimo’s Old City Quarter early Wednesday, June 8. (Photo courtesy the Breakfast Nook)

Street-side patio destroyed at Breakfast Nook restaurant in Nanaimo

Debris field, but little evidence left behind after vehicle crashed through wooden patio

 

Emergency services responded to multiple reports of a pedestrian being struck along the Nanaimo Parkway near the Jingle Pot Road and Mostar Road intersection at approximately 10:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 4. Both north and southbound lanes of traffic were closed while services were on scene. (Photo by Inge Nakagawa)

Teen dead after being hit by vehicle on the Nanaimo Parkway

Driver turned herself in to police next morning, 15-year-old boy’s death under investigation

Emergency services responded to multiple reports of a pedestrian being struck along the Nanaimo Parkway near the Jingle Pot Road and Mostar Road intersection at approximately 10:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 4. Both north and southbound lanes of traffic were closed while services were on scene. (Photo by Inge Nakagawa)
Kitten survives car crash on Coquihalla Highway May 6, 2022 (Contributed)

Catnap leads to crash on Coquihalla

Kitten suffered bruising in the crash

  • May 10, 2022
Kitten survives car crash on Coquihalla Highway May 6, 2022 (Contributed)
Saanich Police have closed Gorge Road West between Earl Grey Street and Donald Street following a crash at Gorge Road West and Millgrove Street. 
Travis Paterson/News Staff

Driver dies in Mother’s Day crash in Saanich

Police seeking information after single-vehicle crash claims 30-year-old man

Saanich Police have closed Gorge Road West between Earl Grey Street and Donald Street following a crash at Gorge Road West and Millgrove Street. 
Travis Paterson/News Staff
ICBC and B.C. police departments are warning drivers to slow down as speed-related crashes rise. (Black Press Media file photo)

Drivers urged to slow down as summer travel increases speed-related injuries, deaths

Speed contributes to 141 injuries and deaths during each summer month in B.C.

ICBC and B.C. police departments are warning drivers to slow down as speed-related crashes rise. (Black Press Media file photo)
Emergency crews work on a patient struck by a vehicle in a crosswalk Wednesday afternoon at the intersection of Wilfert and Wale Roads in Colwood. (Joan Stiebel/News Staff)

UPDATE: Woman hospitalized after being struck by car in Colwood

The incident occured at the intersection of Wilfert and Wale roads Wednesday afternoon

Emergency crews work on a patient struck by a vehicle in a crosswalk Wednesday afternoon at the intersection of Wilfert and Wale Roads in Colwood. (Joan Stiebel/News Staff)
Brayden Methot is the representative plaintiff in a class-action lawsuit against ICBC that claims it underpaid accident victims. (Black Press Media file photo)

Class-action lawsuit against ICBC over underpaying accident victims gets green light

March 2020 lawsuit alleges B.C. government diverted hundreds-of-millions-of-dollars

Brayden Methot is the representative plaintiff in a class-action lawsuit against ICBC that claims it underpaid accident victims. (Black Press Media file photo)
Saanich police are diverting traffic around a crashed cement truck in the intersection of Interurban and Marigold roads Feb. 15. (Courtesy Saanich Police Department)

Overturned cement truck blocking Saanich intersection near Panama Flats

Truck full of cement, removal expected to take several hours, police say

Saanich police are diverting traffic around a crashed cement truck in the intersection of Interurban and Marigold roads Feb. 15. (Courtesy Saanich Police Department)
This car crashed into a Victoria apartment suite on Feb. 5. (Photo courtesy of VicPD)

Resident has close call as car crashes into Victoria apartment

Neither the suite’s occupant or the driver were injured in the crash, which is under investigation

This car crashed into a Victoria apartment suite on Feb. 5. (Photo courtesy of VicPD)
Emergency crews block off a section of the Pat Bay Highway Jan. 31 where a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle. The person, a man in his 50s, died on scene. (Wolfgang Depner/ News Staff)

UPDATE: Man struck and killed on Hwy. 17 by tractor-trailer truck fresh off B.C. ferry

Sidney/North Saanich RCMP say man was in his 50s, reason for walking across highway still unknown

Emergency crews block off a section of the Pat Bay Highway Jan. 31 where a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle. The person, a man in his 50s, died on scene. (Wolfgang Depner/ News Staff)
A vehicle is seen blocking the north bound lane of the Malahat in a traffic camera screenshot earlier Friday afternoon. The incident has since been cleared. (Photo Courtesy of Drive B.C.)

UPDATE: Malahat reopens after vehicle incident cleared

Drive B.C. is warning mortorists to expect continued delays due to built-up congestion

A vehicle is seen blocking the north bound lane of the Malahat in a traffic camera screenshot earlier Friday afternoon. The incident has since been cleared. (Photo Courtesy of Drive B.C.)
A pedestrian was struck in a crosswalk at the intersection of Foul Bay Road and Haultain Street Jan. 27. (Google Streetview)

Pedestrian struck in Saanich crosswalk after driver failed to stop

Pedestrian sustained serious injuries, driver issued ticket

A pedestrian was struck in a crosswalk at the intersection of Foul Bay Road and Haultain Street Jan. 27. (Google Streetview)
Leila Bui was sent into an unreponsive state when Tenessa Nikirk struck her in a Saanich crosswalk. On Jan. 25, Nikirk’s appeal against her conviction was dismissed. (Black Press Media file photo)

Appeal by driver who struck Leila Bui in Saanich crosswalk dismissed

Tenessa Nikirk may appeal 2 year prison sentence for dangerous driving causing bodily harm

Leila Bui was sent into an unreponsive state when Tenessa Nikirk struck her in a Saanich crosswalk. On Jan. 25, Nikirk’s appeal against her conviction was dismissed. (Black Press Media file photo)
The Sidney Fire Department on scene at a single-vehicle crash along Canora Road Jan. 12. (Courtesy of Sidney Fire Department)

UPDATE: Driver uninjured following crash into deep median ditch in Sidney

Traffic delayed on Canora Road early Wednesday morning

The Sidney Fire Department on scene at a single-vehicle crash along Canora Road Jan. 12. (Courtesy of Sidney Fire Department)
A school bus and an SUV collided at the intersection of Cedar and Fielding roads on Monday afternoon, Jan. 10. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)

No one hurt as school bus and SUV crash on Cedar Road in Nanaimo

Two students were on the bus, but no one was hurt in the incident, say crews on scene

A school bus and an SUV collided at the intersection of Cedar and Fielding roads on Monday afternoon, Jan. 10. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)
The Peninsula Panthers and the hockey community at large are mourning the death of 18-year-old Grant Gilbertson, who died in a collision Monday night near the intersection of Sooke and Humpback roads. (Courtesy Christian J. Stewart Photography)

Greater Victoria hockey community in mourning after Panther player dies in crash

VIJHL junior B team planning special ceremony Friday to honour Grant Gilbertson, who was 18

The Peninsula Panthers and the hockey community at large are mourning the death of 18-year-old Grant Gilbertson, who died in a collision Monday night near the intersection of Sooke and Humpback roads. (Courtesy Christian J. Stewart Photography)
On Dec. 26, 2021, Tracy Smith’s 1995 Mustang hit ice on Schubert Drive in Kamloops, careening between two trees and over the embankment sideways, avoiding a rollover and ending up nose-first in the river, its rear wheels on an iced-over portion of the waterway. (Tracy Smith photo)

Passerby rescues driver in Kamloops after vehicle lands in icy river

Car spins over embankment into frigid North Thompson River

  • Dec 28, 2021
On Dec. 26, 2021, Tracy Smith’s 1995 Mustang hit ice on Schubert Drive in Kamloops, careening between two trees and over the embankment sideways, avoiding a rollover and ending up nose-first in the river, its rear wheels on an iced-over portion of the waterway. (Tracy Smith photo)
Mill Bay Towing loads up a damaged car following serious accident on the Trans-Canada Highway at Hutchinson Road Thursday morning. (Courtesy of Michelle Shah)
Mill Bay Towing loads up a damaged car following serious accident on the Trans-Canada Highway at Hutchinson Road Thursday morning. (Courtesy of Michelle Shah)