Two pedestrians hospitalized after being struck by vehicle


2023-03-07 08:07 PST

File # Oceanside RCMP 2023-2175

Two pedestrians struck by a vehicle on Island Highway West in Parksville on the afternoon of March 6, 2023 have been hospitalized.

Oceanside RCMP News Release

On March 6 at approximately 3:20 p.m., two pedestrians were hit by a vehicle at the intersection of Island Highway West and Moilliet Street North in Parksville. Both pedestrians were transported to hospital by BC Ambulance.  The driver of the vehicle remained at scene and is cooperating with the investigation. Driver impairment has been excluded as a contributing factor to the collision.

The roadway was partially closed at the time to permit a scene analysis and was re-opened later in the evening.

The cause and contributing factors of the crash are being investigated by Oceanside RCMP Municipal Traffic Unit with assistance from Oceanside RCMP General Investigation Section and the RCMP Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Service (CARS).

One pedestrian remains in hospital in critical but stable condition and the second pedestrian received minor injuries.

Investigators are asking that if anyone witnessed the collision or has dash cam video to contact the Oceanside RCMP at (250) 248-6111 quoting file number 2023-2175.

Released by

Sgt. Shane Worth

Media Relations Officer
Oceanside RCMP
421 Pym Street North, Parksville, BC V9P 1B9
Office: 250-947-6537

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