Pedestrian-striking driver, witnesses sought by West Shore RCMP

Young man suffers minor injuries in Langford incident

Police are looking for witnesses to a hit and run when a vehicle hit a pedestrian on Friday, June 21 at about 8 a.m.

An 18-year-old man was hit by a car at the intersection of Jacklin Road and Jenkins Avenue. The pedestrian, who was carrying a skateboard, was struck in the knee. He was knocked to the ground, but his injuries were described as minor.

The victim said the vehicle was a two-door grey car with two occupants and a female driver.

“The (pedestrian) believes that the driver did turn back and look at him and check on him, and then drove off,” RCMP spokesperson, Cpl. Kathy Rochlitz said.

“So we’re looking for anybody that may have any information about this vehicle. If the driver is listening and they were involved in this incident, we would be happy to talk to them and understand exactly what happened.”

West Shore RCMP can be reached at at  250-474-2264.

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