Pedestrian in critical condition following Qualicum Beach crosswalk collision


2024-02-13 08:39 PST

File # Oceanside RCMP 2024-1322

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A pedestrian has sustained critical injuries after being struck by a vehicle in Qualicum Beach on Monday afternoon.

On February 12, 2024 at 3:50 p.m., Oceanside RCMP, Qualicum Beach Fire Rescue and British Columbia Ambulance Service responded to a collision involving a pedestrian and a vehicle at the controlled intersection of Memorial Avenue and Fern Road West in Qualicum Beach.

The initial investigation has determined that a 75-year-old Qualicum Beach resident was struck, while in the marked crosswalk, by a black Ford F350 pickup truck. The driver of the truck immediately stopped, called 911 and provided first aid to the pedestrian.

The pedestrian was transported to hospital by helicopter and is in critical condition.

Speed and impairment have been excluded as contributing factors in this crash and the driver is cooperating fully with the investigation, says Sergeant Shane Worth of the Oceanside RCMP. If anyone witnessed the crash or has dash cam video and has not yet spoken with police, they are asked to call the Oceanside RCMP at (250) 248-6111 quoting file 2024-1322.

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

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