Comox Valley RCMP looking for witnesses

Comox Valley

2022-02-03 09:28 PST

File # 2022-1362

Comox Valley RCMP are looking for witnesses after a vehicle in Courtenay struck a pedestrian on January 29, 2022.

At approximately 5:35 p.m. Comox Valley RCMP received a 911 call to report that a pedestrian had been hit at the intersection of 17th Street and Fitzgerald Avenue in Courtenay. The vehicle, a white Hyundai Elantra, was making a left turn from 17th Street onto Fitzgerald Avenue when the pedestrian stepped out and the collision occurred.

Investigators are looking for additional witnesses to this collision said Cst. Monika Terragni, Media Relations Officer, Comox Valley RCMP. We believe that there was a woman at the scene who witnessed the collision; however, has not connected with police. Additionally, we believe that the vehicle in front of the Hyundai Elantra was a Tesla which may have had recording capabilities at the time of the collision.

If you witnessed this collision or if you have dashcam footage and were in the area around the time this collision occurred, please call the Comox Valley RCMP at (250) 338-1321 and refer to file 2022-1362.


Released by

Cst. Monika Terragni

Media Relations Officer
Comox Valley RCMP
800 Ryan Rd, Courtenay, BC V9N 7T1
Office: 250-338-1321
Fax: 250-338-6781


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