UPDATE: Pedestrian struck and killed on Pat Bay Hwy Sunday afternoon

There is new information from Saanich Police on a fatal collision involving a man walking his bicycle along the Pat Bay Hwy yesterday afternoon.

It happened near Royal Oak overpass about 3 p.m.

Saanich Police say the 24 year old man was walking with his bicycle beside the south bound lanes of the highway when he stepped into traffic and was immediately struck by a truck.  They say the driver of the truck had no opportunity to stop.

The driver of the truck was not injured and is not facing any charges

Both Saanich and Victoria Police had contact with the man the day prior to his death due to mental health concerns.

Saanich Police say the Independent Investigations Office (IIO) has been notified as a result.

 

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