Police should act on intersection problems

A normal person would describe that as a close call, but not the Central Saanich Police

Are the Central Saanich Police waiting for a physical fight between a car and a pedestrian at the Mount Newton and East Saanich Road intersection?

This past week, I had yet another interaction with a car driver at the intersection.

After waiting for two cars to cross the intersection, I stepped out before the last car completed crossing the intersection (often if one does not start into the intersection using a car to block, the wait can be long before another opportunity rises to cross).

A car making a left turn off East Saanich onto Mount Newton started out while I was in the middle of the Mount Newton east bound lane and almost hit me.

The driver expressed his apology with profanity. As he passed me, he was so close my hand came down on the top of his car.

A normal person would describe that as a close call, but not the Central Saanich Police. I have tried complaining numerous times to them about this intersection to no avail.

When will the police do their job and police and enforce the rules of the road?


Norm Ryder

Central Saanich



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