A 35-year old Duncan woman remains in hospital after being struck by a vehicle on the Trans Canada Highway late Tuesday
The RCMP says the incident happened in front of the Burger King in Duncan at around 6 p.m.
The driver of a pickup travelling southbound was unable to stop before hitting the woman.
She was taken to hospital in Victoria with what police describe as significant injuries.
The 63-year old pickup driver from Port Alberni remained at the scene.
Police are appealing for any witnesses to come forward.