A pedestrian is loaded into the back of an ambulance with what appeared to be non-life-threatening injuries after being struck as a motorist backed up to park near Pym St. and Soriel Rd. in Parksville Tuesday afternoon, March 27, 2018. — Adam Kveton photo

Pedestrian sent to hospital after being struck by car in Parksville

RCMP officer on scene said injuries looked to be minor

A woman was sent to hospital in Naniamo Tuesday afternoon after being struck by a car in Parksville as the motorist backed up to park, according to an Oceanside RCMP officer on-scene.

The collision in a residential area at Pym Street and Soriel Road occurred March 27 at about 4:15 p.m. Const. White said the motorist was backing up to park and collided with the pedestrian, who is about 75 years old, he said.

BC Ambulance Service paramedics responded and placed the pedestrian on a stretcher to deliver her to Nanaimo Regional General Hospital. White said the injuries looked to be “pretty minor, hopefully.”

Just Posted

Mid-Vancouver Island air quality risk very high

Residents of the mid-Island area went to bed last night and awoke… Continue reading

Rogers ‘enhances’ wireless in Qualicum Beach

Announcement part of a multi-year national network plan

‘Beauty amongst such tragedy:’ B.C. photographer captures nature’s trifecta

David Luggi’s photo from a beach in Fraser Lake shows Shovel Lake wildfire, Big Dipper and an aurora

Blue Tie Campaign set to tee off Aug. 25

Annual event is fundraiser for the Island Prostate Centre

Vancouver Island woman to attempt historic swim across Juan de Fuca Strait today

Ultra-marathon swimmer Susan Simmons to attempt to swim from Victoria to Port Angeles and back

Documentary filmed in B.C. nominated in ‘Wildlife Oscars’’

Toad People is the only Canadian film to be nominated in this year’s Panda Wilderness Awards

B.C. man builds 10-foot sign thanking fire responders

Ken Rawson built his “thank u” sign on Saturday as helicopters responded to fires around the province.

POLL: Have you been conserving water?

Question of the Week, Aug. 13

PHOTOS: Olympian Patrick Chan helps B.C.’s ‘SuperChefs’ celebrate 10th anniversary

Former figure skater among those at event Friday in Surrey

Smaller B.C. bus service prepares to replace Greyhound

Kootenay-to-Okanagan run would require online reservations

Mother charged with homicide of Langley seven-year-old

Aaliyah Rosa’s 36-year-old mother charged with second degree murder: IHIT

Despite threats, Soldiers of Odin a no show at B.C. tent city

Nanaimo’s Discontent City held a counter rally on Sunday

Trudeau formally announces he’ll run again in 2019

PM Justin Trudeau gears up to run in next year’s election

Most Read