A child has succumbed to their injuries after being run over by a vehicle in a driveway in Cobble Hill.
The incident occurred at a residence on Maynard Avenue Tuesday morning.
Police said the driver of the vehicle remained on scene and is fully cooperating with the police investigation.
The collision is still under investigation, however, impairment has been ruled out as a cause at this time.
RCMP are being assisted by the Vancouver Island Integrated Collision Analyst and Reconstructionist Services (ICARS) team.
Family members of the child were at the scene and are being assisted by victim services.
“This is a tragic and traumatic incident, and we are working closely with all members and first responders who attended the scene to ensure they have the support they need,” states Shawnigan Lake RCMP Detachment Commander Sergeant Tim Desaulniers.
The identity of the child not been released.
The BC Coroners Service is also investigating the death.