Gorge Road West
No charges have been laid against the driver involved in a fatal crash on Gorge Road West in October

A pedestrian was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries after after being hit by an SUV that lost control on Gorge Road West Wednesday morning.

Saanich police said the pedestrian was struck around 11:30 a.m. near Gorge Road W and Donald Street.

The vehicle, a 2003 Chevrolet Suburban was travelling east on Gorge Rd W when it appears to have gone off the road mounting the sidewalk.

The vehicle stuck a pedestrian on the sidewalk then continued into the park coming to rest in the bushes.

The pedestrian, a 31-year-old man, was transported to hospital with what police are describing as life threatening injuries.

The 25-year-old Saanich woman driving the SUV was taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

“The cause of the crash is still under investigation and many officers are still on the scene including officers from the Saanich Police Crash Analyst Team,” said A/Sgt. Jereme Leslie.

Police are asking for any witnesses to come forward.

If you have any information about this crash please contact the Saanich Police or to remain anonymous contact CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS(8477).