A 53-year-old Nanaimo man suffered serious, but non life-threatening injuries when he was hit by a pickup truck on Cedar Road on the weekend. (File photo)

Pedestrian struck by pickup truck in Cedar

Victim suffered serious injuries when he crossed Cedar Road and was hit by truck

A Nanaimo man was taken to hospital with serious but non-life threatening injuries after being struck by a motor vehicle in Cedar on the long weekend.

According to a Nanaimo RCMP press release, the collision happened in the 1700 block of Cedar Road on Sunday, May 17, at about 10:30 p.m.

The investigation determined the 53-year-old victim was walking southbound with another person on Cedar Road when, for unknown reasons, the victim decided to cross the roadway and was struck by a northbound Ford F-350 pickup, driven by a 37-year-old Cedar resident.

The victim was transported to the Nanaimo Regional General Hospital. The driver remained at the scene and co-operated with investigators. The vehicle involved was seized and will undergo a mechanical inspection and the investigation is continuing.

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