Well-used Comox Valley road reopens after closure due to hit and run

Shortly before 11:30 p.m. on Wednesday, a young Courtenay woman was struck by a motorist on Comox Road, sometimes referred to as Dyke Road.

Shortly before 11:30 p.m. on Wednesday, a young Courtenay woman was struck by a motorist on Comox Road, sometimes referred to as Dyke Road.

The victim suffered extensive injuries and she has since been airlifted from St. Joseph’s General Hospital.

“The road has been closed between 17th Street bridge and Glacier View Drive and will remain closed until all evidence gathering has been completed. We would like to thank the traveling public for their patience.” said Const. Nicole Hall of the Comox Valley RCMP.

The road was reopened just after 11 a.m.

An RCMP traffic analyst, collision reconstructionists, RCMP forensic unit, the canine unit and all available resources are working together to determine what happened and who is responsible.

Anyone with information is being asked to please contact the Comox Valley RCMP at (250)338-1321.  Should the caller wish to remain anonymous they can call Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).

— Comox Valley RCMP

 

Just Posted

Comox overdose awareness display blessed by the Pope

Judith Conway created the display in honour of her son and others who have died of overdoses

Six orcas seen off Point Holmes Saturday

A pod of orcas treated many onlookers to a show Saturday evening.… Continue reading

Fire breaks out at Courtenay hostel

Police arrest man who could be associated with rash of fires

BREAKING: Large structure fire at downtown Courtenay hostel

A fire in downtown Courtenay has engulfed the Cona Hostel at the… Continue reading

Affordable rental housing complex opens in Courtenay

The Braidwood facility will house 34 people at risk of homelessness

Sparks fly as SUV speeds down wrong side of Highway 1 trying to flee RCMP

Captured on video, the vehicle headed westbound against oncoming traffic before crashing

Bobrovsky perfect as Blue Jackets blank Canucks 5-0

Vancouver shut out for 10th time this season

Fundraising campaign launched for man caught in SilverStar avalanche

In only two days, the GoFundMe surpassed its $15,000 goal

Terror at sea: Helicopter rescues frightened cruise passengers in Norway

The Viking Sky cruise ship was carrying 1,300 passengers and crew when it experienced engine trouble

Search and rescue team helicopters injured climber from B.C. provincial park

A 30-year-old woman suffered a suspected lower-limb fracture in Skaha Bluffs Provincial Park

DOJ: Trump campaign did not co-ordinate with Russia in 2016

Attorney General William Barr said special counsel “does not exonerate” Trump of obstructing justice

Trudeau in Vancouver to support Tamara Taggart at Liberal nomination event

The former broadcaster is seeking the nomination for the Vancouver Kingsway riding

Runners pound the pavement in Comox Valley RV half marathon

The Comox Valley RV half marathon began at 11 a.m. Saturday at… Continue reading

Comox Valley Hospice Society finds new Ocean Front home

Comox Valley Hospice Society (CVHS) recently announced plans to construct a new… Continue reading

Most Read