Hit-and-run suspect nabbed in Saanich collision

Victim left with facial injuries after being hit from behind at a stop sign at Torquay Drive and San Pedro Avenue

  • Jul. 24, 2014 5:00 p.m.

Saanich Police nabbed a hit and run driver after he slammed into the back of a car at a stop sign and fled on foot early Thursday morning.

Around 12:20 a.m., a driver was hit from behind at the intersection of Torquay Drive and San Pedro Avenue. The victim was taken to hospital with facial lacerations, while police hunted the suspect.

A 19-year-old Saanich man was eventually arrested in the area and faces several driving-related charges.

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