Young Woman Struck by Vehicle
2017-02-15 15:13 PST
File # 2017-1267
On February 15 at 1:15 p.m., BC Ambulance, The Qualicum Beach Volunteer Fire Department and the Oceanside RCMP were called to a residential address in Qualicum Beach to reports of a motor vehicle collision involving a pedestrian. Upon attendance, a 16 year old female who resides on the street was located underneath a vehicle conscious and breathing but in obvious distress. She was taken by ambulance to hospital for treatment. Her condition is stable at this time.
The driver and lone occupant of the vehicle, a 21 year old Qualicum Beach man was known to the victim. Witnesses to the event confirmed the collision appeared deliberate.
The 21 year old male driver of the vehicle remained on scene and was arrested immediately upon police attendance. He is currently in custody.
Cpl. Jesse ForemanNCO i/c Community Policing
727 West Island Highway, Parksville BC V9P 1B9
Office: 250-248-6111 extension 245
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