Driver Sought After Elderly Pedestrian Injured In Collision

Tuesday, October 31, 2017
File #: 
17-46259

Victoria, BC – VicPD Traffic investigators are looking to speak with the driver of a vehicle that was involved in a vehicle and pedestrian collision that sent an elderly woman to hospital.

On October 25th, 2017, just after 9:35 pm, officers were called to the intersection of Fort Street and Foul Bay Road for a report that a pedestrian had been struck by a vehicle. When they arrived, officers were met by witnesses who informed them that the victim had already been transported to hospital by ambulance. Witnesses said that the driver of the vehicle involved stopped, showed concern for the woman involved, and, spoke with paramedics, but then departed the scene after the ambulance left to hospital, prior to police arrival. Officers are looking to speak with this man.

The driver of the vehicle involved is described as a Caucasian man, approximately 70-years old, balding with white hair, wearing glasses and a blue jacket. This man’s vehicle is described as a beige sedan.

If you have information about this incident and have not yet spoken to police, or, if you know the identity of the driver of the vehicle involved, you are asked to call our non-emergency line at (250) 995-7654. To report what you know anonymously, please call Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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