Vancouver Island police looking for witnesses to fatal pedestrian collision

Police say the victim was struck by a man driving an SUV.

Woman in her 40s dead after being struck by SUV on Mount Newton Cross Road in Central Saanich

Central Saanich police say a woman in her 40s is dead after being struck by an SUV on Mount Newton Cross Road.

Police on Vancouver Island are hoping to speak with anyone who witnessed a fatal pedestrian collision.

Central Saanich Police say the crash happened shortly before 9 p.m. PT on Friday and left a woman in her late 40s dead.

She was hit on Mount Newton Cross Road by a man driving an SUV. Police have not specified the intersection.

Police say there's no suggestion either alcohol or speed played a factor in the incident.

The woman was taken to hospital where she was declared dead.