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Police investigating weekend hit-and-run in downtown Victoria (VIDEO)


Video footage of a downtown Victoria hit-and-run captures the moments a vehicle struck a pedestrian before fleeing the scene early Saturday morning.

The footage, released by Victoria Police, shows a vehicle turning right onto Courtney Street from Douglas Street before hitting a woman along the crosswalk and driving away just before 3 a.m. on June 11th.

In the video, the woman is seen with several other people, including one who attempts to open the vehicle’s door before the driver flees.

According to VicPD, BC Emergency Health Services paramedics arrived on scene and drove the victim to the hospital for non-life-threatening injuries.

The vehicle, described as a grey BMW sedan, was last seen leaving the area of the incident and heading eastbound on Courtney Street.

As the case remains under investigation, VicPD says officers are currently seeking more information about the hit-and-run. 

Police ask anyone with details about the incident to call VicPD’s Report Desk at (250) 995-7654. To remain anonymous, tipsters can reach out to Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers at 1 (800) 222-8477.

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