The damaged vehicle that Saanich police say drove away from a hit and run on Wednesday. (Photo: Saanich police)

The damaged vehicle that Saanich police say drove away from a hit and run on Wednesday. (Photo: Saanich police)

Driver with heavily damaged vehicle stopped by Saanich police after hit and run

Police issue 90-day prohibition and criminal charges are pending

Saanich police arrested a driver Wednesday afternoon behind the wheel of a heavily damaged vehicle.

A tweet from the Saanich police’s traffic safety unit shows the black vehicle they say fled a hit and run in Victoria, even though police found the vehicle with the front driver-side tire bent practically sideways.

Saanich police say they found the driver thanks to calls from the public.

A 90-day prohibition was served and criminal charges are pending.

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