Friday, April 19, 2024

Woman nearly drives scooter into 10-foot construction hole in Colwood


Talk about a close call.

RCMP responded to an incident at Goldstream and Wale Road in Colwood Tuesday afternoon, after a senior in an electric scooter fell into a hole.

Westshore RCMP confirmed to Victoria Buzz that police and ambulance arrived on scene to assist the woman, who had fallen into an estimated 10-foot hole located on a construction site.

RCMP said the woman drove around pylon before descending into the hole.

BCEHS said they were called to the scene just after noon. Paramedics transported the woman to hospital in stable condition to hospital after suffering  minor injuries, such as scrapes and bruises. 

RCMP are crediting the style of scooter from stopping her from fully falling into the excavation hole.

While the investigation is ongoing, West Shore RCMP do not anticipate any charges laid in the incident.

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