Motorcyclist struck at Esquimalt intersection

View Royal man escapes with minor injuries after vehicle driver allegedly failed to slow down before impact

  • Jul. 24, 2012 8:00 a.m.

A 37-year-old View Royal man was sent to hospital Monday night after he was allegedly struck from behind while waiting to turn at a traffic light.

Paramedics and Victoria Police responded to a call around 9:30 p.m. at the intersection of Colville Road and Lampson Street in Esquimalt.

Police said a Hyundai coupe, driven by a 29-year-old female, allegedly did not alter its speed as it passed through the intersection and struck the motorcyclist.

The man was taken to hospital with minor injuries. The driver of the vehicle was issued a 24-hour driving prohibition and a $368 ticket after allegedly failing a sobriety test.

reporter@vicnews.com

 

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