Seeking Witnesses after Early Morning Collision

Monday, March 12, 2018
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Victoria BC-  Officers are seeking witnesses and recommending several charges after an early morning collision.  

This morning, officers observed a vehicle run a red light at View and Douglas streets. The vehicle then fled from police eventually colliding with another vehicle.  The driver of the other vehicle was transported to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The man was located a short distance away after trying to hide two large boxes of marijuana.  Investigators have determined that the marijuana was destined for a cannabis storefront.  Police are recommending several charges including possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking, dangerous operation of a motor vehicle and flight from police.

Investigators are looking for witnesses in the 700-block of Yates Street this morning between 8:30 a.m. and 9:00 a.m. who observed a newer grey BMW driving the wrong way down Yates street between Douglas and Blanshard streets.