Collision Claims Life of Courtenay Man

An 82 year old male from Courtenay, has died following a collision at the intersection of Headquarters Road and Highway 19a, in Courtenay.

On August 2nd, at approximately 3:40 pm, the Comox Valley RCMP received several 911 calls regarding a collision between a vehicle and a mobility scooter.

The 82 year old Courtenay male operating the scooter, was rushed to a local hospital via the Provincial Ambulance Service in serious condition and died of his injuries a short time later.

The intersection was closed for two hours and several witnesses were interviewed at the scene. The investigation is still ongoing with the assistance of the Comox Valley RCMP Municipal Traffic Section, the Vancouver Island Integrated Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Service and the British Columbia Coroner service.

If you witnessed this Collison, or have any information that could assist with this investigation, please contact the Comox Valley RCMP and cite file number 2017-10815

Cst Rob Gardner Comox Valley RCMP-GRC 250-338-1321