Skateboarder in serious condition

Male struck in crosswalk of onramp to the Pat Bay Highway in Saanich

  • Dec. 2, 2016 8:00 a.m.
A male is in serious condition after being struck while skateboarding in a crosswalk to the Pat Bay Highway onramp.

A male is in serious condition after being struck while skateboarding in a crosswalk to the Pat Bay Highway onramp.

A man is in serious condition after he was struck by a vehicle while skateboarding in a crosswalk on the Pat Bay Highway onramp at McKenzie Avenue Thursday night.

Saanich Police report an eastbound vehicle on McKenzie made a right turn onto the northbound onramp and struck the skateboarder who was crossing the entrance to the onramp in a crosswalk at about 5:30 p.m. Thursday.

The male sustained a head injury and was transported to hospital in serious condition. His next of kin have been notified.

Traffic was rerouted to the other northbound onramp for several hours as a result of the incident.