Girl is ‘fine’ after being hit by vehicle in Nanaimo

Girl is ‘fine’ after being hit by vehicle in Nanaimo

Police say victim not seriously injured after incident at Wakesiah Avenue and Second Street

Police in Nanaimo are saying a girl hit by a vehicle near the intersection of Wakesiah Avenue and Second Street was not seriously injured.

The incident happened shortly after 8 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 14, when the 10-year-old girl was bumped by a vehicle as she crossed through a marked crosswalk.

“She’s fine,” said Const. Gary O’Brien, Nanaimo RCMP spokesman. “She had some bumps and bruises … she was checked over, parents have been notified and everything’s good.”

Southbound traffic on Wakesiah Avenue was re-routed while police, firefighters and ambulance crews dealt with the scene.

There was no word about any possible charges resulting from the accident.



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