Date:   Dec 8, 2015

File:       15-55729

Victoria, BC – A pedestrian is in hospital facing life-threatening injuries after a collision with a BC Transit bus.

At around 5:45 p.m. last night, officers responded to a report of a collision involving a pedestrian and a bus at Dunedin Street and Gorge Road East.

Upon arrival, officers discovered that the bus had swerved to avoid the man but that the back end of the bus had struck him.

The pedestrian was transported to hospital and the driver of the bus is cooperating with police.

The investigation is in its preliminary stages and our Traffic section is continuing to investigate. If you witnessed this collision, please call the VicPD non-emergency line at 250-995-7654.