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Updated: A 17-year-old pedestrian was struck on Old Island Highway

Feb 15 2012

A 17-year-old man was rushed to hospital with serious injuries after being struck by a car on the Island Highway Tuesday night.

The View Royal teen had just come off a public transit bus around 7:50 a.m. and was crossing the north-bound lane on the Old Island Highway when he was struck by a motorcycle ridden by a Langford man.

The pedestrian fell down and was struck a second time by a car driven by a Crofton man heading south on the highway.

View Royal Fire, West Shore RCMP and B.C. Ambulance rushed to the scene. The man was taken to Victoria General Hospital with a serious head injury.

An RCMP traffic analyst was also called to the scene to assist in the investigation.

The highway was closed until 11 p.m.

Any witnesses to the incident are asked to call West Shore RCMP at 250-474-2264.