Central Saanich Police closed a section of the southbound lane of Highway 17 Wednesday night after reporting a pedestrian had been struck.
There are no details on the severity of the incident, but one witness said on social media the pedestrian appeared responsive to paramedics.
Hwy 17 southbound between Island View Rd and Tanner Rd closed due to pedestrian struck. Use West Saanich Rd.
— CS Police Service (@cspoliceservice) March 12, 2020
Police reported the incident just after 9:30, saying the southbound lanes were closed between Island View Road and Tanner Road.
Police asked drivers to use West Saanich Road as a detour.
More information will be provided as it becomes available.