Pedestrian taken to hospital after being struck by vehicle in Saanich

Saanich Police close off intersection of Gorge Road and Admirals Road Friday morning as they investigate cause of the incident

  • Aug. 12, 2016 1:00 p.m.

The intersection of Gorge Road and Admirals Road was closed Friday morning after a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle.

Saanich Police received multiple reports of the pedestrian being struck shortly before 8:30 a.m. Friday.

The pedestrian’s injuries are considered serious and they have been transported to hospital for further assessment. The driver of the vehicle involved in the crash remained on scene and is co-operating with police.

Officers with the  Traffic Safety Unit and the Patrol Division are on scene gathering information, and the Saanich Police Crash Analyst Team will have the intersection closed until further notice.

Saanich Police are requesting that everyone avoid the area for the next several hours as the intersection will be closed.