One fatality following early morning collision on Sooke Road

Sooke, Services des enquêtesgénérales

2021-09-10 12:12 HAP

Dossier nº 2021-4064

On September 7, 2021 at approximately 2:00a.m. The Sooke RCMP received reports of a single vehicle collision. Upon arrival the Sooke RCMP, Sooke Fire Department and BC Ambulance located the scene and found multiple persons with serious life threatening injuries.

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Sooke RCMP is providing an update on the investigation of a serious collision that occurred early Tuesday morning.

Police are now confirming that the collision in the 5800 Block of Sooke Road claimed the life of a 7 year old child and sent four other people to hospital.

Through investigation, it has been determined that the black Chevrolet Cavalier was travelling westbound on Sooke Road, struck a concrete curb near a bus stop before striking a tree.

The Vancouver Island RCMP General Investigation Section (GIS) is now working in partnership on this investigation with the Sooke RCMP detachment states Sergeant Chris Manseau of the BC RCMP Communication Services This investigation is expected to be a lengthy one, and a final determination on cause is anticipated to take some time

The BC Coroners Service is also conducting a concurrent fact-finding investigation into this unexpected death.

Disclosure of information is being managed and any further inquiries can be directed to Sgt Chris Manseau of the BC RCMP Communication Service.

Anyone with information or dash camera footage that may have captured the vehicle involved are asked to please call the Sooke RCMP detachment at 250-642-5241.

Diffusé par :

Serg. Chris Manseau

Agent des relations avec les médias
Services de communication de la GRC en C.-B.
bc-cb.rcmp-grc.gc.ca
14200 Green Timbers Way, arrêt postal no 1608, Surrey (C.-B.) V3T 6P3
Téléphone : 778-290-3791
Cellulaire : 250-413-7954

Courriel : chris.manseau@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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