Child struck by vehicle, airlifted to hospital

An air ambulance picked up one patient at Lakewater Holsteins farm on Lakes Road Tuesday afternoon.

An air ambulance picked up one patient at Lakewater Holsteins farm on Lakes Road Tuesday afternoon.

The helicopter touched down about 4:15 p.m.

North Cowichan/ Duncan RCMP spokesperson Cpl. Krista Hobday confirmed a child was struck by a vehicle and sustained undetermined injuries but police believe he will recover.

“No alcohol or speed was involved,” she said. “The investigation is still ongoing.”

It’s not clear whether or not the accident occurred at the farm or nearby but the helicopter landed at one of the farm’s open fields.