Pedestrian hit in crosswalk

Police investigation continues into Shelley Road crash

  • Sep. 28, 2011 6:00 a.m.

A Parksville teen was rushed to hospital Monday after getting hit by a car while walking across a marked crosswalk.

Oceanside RCMP Sergeant Darrell Robertson said the incident occurred at about 1 p.m. at the intersection of Shelley Road and Highway 19A in Parksville.

He said a 38-year-old Parksville woman was making a left turn onto Shelley Road when her Mercury Sable hit the 17-year-old pedestrian in the crosswalk.

The young man was rushed to Nanaimo Regional General Hospital with minor but undetermined injuries.

The weather at the time of the incident was windy, cloudy and raining heavily. However, the incident remains under active investigation by the Oceanside RCMP.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the detachment at 250-248-6111.