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A 95-year-old driver in Oak Bay was charged with failing to stop at a red light after striking a 15-year-old girl in a crosswalk last week.

According to Oak Bay Police, the incident occurred just after 10:30 a.m. Monday, at the intersection of Oak Bay Avenue and Elgin Road after a pedestrian was struck in the crosswalk.

Fortunately, the 15-year female pedestrian suffered minor injuries. She was transported to hospital by ambulance.

Along with being charged, the driver was handed a $167 ticket and two demerit points.

BC motorists that are 80 years or older must pass a medical examination report every two years if they choose to continue to drive.

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