Woman dead after medical event causes crash into Saanich home

The crash occurred around 8:45 a.m. Wednesday.

Saanich police are expressing their condolences after a woman was pronounced dead following a crash into a home on Wednesday morning.

Police were called to the 700-block of Rogers Avenue around 8:43 a.m. for a report of a minivan crashing into a home.

“When first responders arrived, they discovered that a Dodge Caravan had crashed into a front porch of a house at a relatively low speed,” said police in a release Wednesday afternoon.

Investigators say the driver of the minivan, a 46-year-old woman, suffered a “significant medical event,” which caused the crash.

The woman was pronounced dead at the scene, police say.

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No one else was injured in the crash, including passengers inside the minivan and occupants of the home, according to Saanich police.

The BC Coroners Service is now leading the investigation.

Saanich police are asking anyone with dashcam footage of the crash to contact them at 250-475-4321.

Adam Chan

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