Monday, May 30, 2016


Two pedestrians struck in crosswalk

The Nanaimo RCMP is seeking witnesses to a pedestrian hit and run accident that sent a male to hospital with significant injuries. The incident occurred when two pedestrians were struck while crossing at an marked crosswalk. The accident occurred at 10:45 pm on Wednesday April 27, at Terminal Ave at St George Street. 

Investigators determined a 35 year old male and a 25 year old female were walking westbound on Terminal Ave at the crosswalk, when a speeding northbound vehicle failed to yield for them and struck both.  While both were hit, only the male was injured and required hospitalization.

The suspect vehicle is described as a dark sedan or coupe. No license plate or description of the driver was obtained. If anyone has information which could assist in identifying the driver of the vehicle, please call the Nanaimo RCMP at 250-754-2345 or Crime Stoppers at text 274637, keyword Nanaimo or call 1-800-222-8477.


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