Woman hit by vehicle in Nanaimo

NANAIMO – Police closed intersection for several hours to investigate the scene of the mishap.

  • Jul. 18, 2012 6:00 p.m.

A 23-year-old woman was rushed to hospital after she was struck by a vehicle in in Nanaimo Tuesday.

The incident happened at about 3:15 p.m. at Jingle Pot Road and Berringer Boulevard.

The woman was in a marked crosswalk when she was hit by a vehicle driven by a woman in her 80s, RCMP said. The impact lifted the victim into the air and she landed on the road.

She was taken by ambulance to Nanaimo Regional General Hospital to be treated for unknown injuries, but was reported to be in stable condition.

Nanaimo RCMP brought the Island District Traffic Collision Analyst in to investigate the incident.

Alcohol did not appear to be a factor in the mishap and the investigation is continuing.

The Jingle Pot Road and Berringer Boulevard intersection was closed and traffic rerouted for several hours while police investigated.