One woman was taken to hospital with possible fractured bones after she and a second pedestrian were hit by a vehicle at the intersection of Meredith and Bowen roads on Friday. (Photo submitted)

One woman was taken to hospital with possible fractured bones after she and a second pedestrian were hit by a vehicle at the intersection of Meredith and Bowen roads on Friday. (Photo submitted)

Two women struck by vehicle at Nanaimo intersection

One woman taken to hospital with possible broken bones

Two women were struck by a vehicle at a busy Nanaimo intersection Friday, Jan. 24.

The incident happened shortly before 2 p.m. at the intersection of Meredith and Bowen roads.

According to police, an 80-year-old woman hit the two women in their 60s with her vehicle. Nanaimo RCMP, Nanaimo Fire Rescue and B.C. Ambulance responded to the scene.

One of the women received minor injuries, but the other victim suffered possible broken bones and was taken to hospital for further examination.

There were a number of witnesses who came forward with information and the driver stayed at the scene and is co-operating with police.

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