The Regina Police Service, in conjunction with the Office of the Chief Coroner, is investigating a single vehicle vs. pedestrian, fatal motor vehicle collision that occurred early this morning (Friday, January 08, 2016) in the west bound lanes of Victoria Avenue East. A 39 year-old male is deceased as a result of this event.
On Friday January 8, 2016, Police were dispatched at 2:35 a.m. to the 900 block of Victoria Avenue East for a report of a single motor vehicle collision involving a pedestrian. The vehicle was driven by a 19 year old male, west-bound on Victoria Avenue, when the pedestrian was attempting to cross north across Victoria Ave. EMS attended and confirmed that the pedestrian was deceased. The driver of the vehicle was transported to the hospital for minor injuries.
Victoria Ave east, west bound from the Ring Road to Park Street, is closed for investigational purposes until further notice.
The Regina Police Service, with the assistance of the Office of the Chief Coroner, will continue to investigate the circumstances of this tragic collision.