Stroller struck in crosswalk

Oak Bay Police infant suffered no injuries after being struck in crosswalk near Estevan

  • Dec. 18, 2014 6:00 p.m.

A southbound driver on Beach Drive noticed too late someone pushing an infant in a stroller in the crosswalk near Estevan last Friday. The driver tried to stop and swerved, clipping the stroller and knocking the infant onto the road. When Oak Bay Police arrived the infant was back in the stroller. Paramedics didn’t find any visible injuries, but transported the child to Victoria General Hospital for a routine check. The infant was released after being examined. The driver of the vehicle was issued a ticket for failing to yield to a pedestrian.

 

Police score suspect in lumber lift

Someone spotted lumber being removed from a construction site Dec. 8 in the 2500 block of McNeill Avenue. The witness obtained a licence plate number which led to police identifying a suspect.

 

Stops net impaired drivers

A driver earned a three-day roadside prohibition after a stop Sunday in the 1500 block of Beach Drive. The driver admitted to having some drinks and was issued the driving prohibition after a roadside screening.

The same day, in a stop near Foul Bay Road and Allenby Street, a driver gave off a strong odour of liquor but insisted he hadn’t had a drink. Police say investigation revealed that the driver had been drinking and was issued a 90-day immediate roadside prohibition.

 

reporter@oakbaynews.com

 

 

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