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Reminder On Safe Skateboard Use After Collision Sends One To Hospital

Monday, October 16, 2017
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Victoria, BC – Officers are reminding skateboarders of regulations and safer operation practices after a Sunday afternoon collision sent a skateboarder to hospital.

Officers attended for a report of a collision between a pedestrian and a vehicle at the corner of Johnson and Broad streets at about 1:15 pm on Sunday, October 15th. When officers arrived, they discovered that the pedestrian had been riding a skateboard and has suffered with non-life-threatening injuries. She was transported to hospital.