Nanaimo

Island Health said the outbreak continues to be limited to the transitional care unit.
The Nanaimo RCMP is investigating after an 18-year-old woman was struck by a vehicle in a hit and run incident on Oct. 12.
Two staff members and one resident have tested positive for COVID-19 at Chartwell Malaspina Care Residence in Nanaimo.
Isabelle Schopf, 22, was last seen around 5 p.m. leaving Nanaimo Regional General Hospital against medical advice, according to a release from RCMP.
After being treated for several puncture wounds at Nanaimo Regional General Hospital, the 47-year-old man was placed in a cell at the RCMP detachment and later released.
Investigators were contacted by Jason Diraddo’s mother last week and informed she has not heard from her son since July, according to a release from RCMP.
The two suspects, both known to police, were arrested after being pulled over on Nicol Street and were later released with charges pending.
“This appears to be an unprovoked attack on a person in our community who was unable to defend himself,” said Const. Simon Gallimore, Nanaimo RCMP media relations officer.
Police respond to an average of four calls per day in Nanaimo related to conflict or violence within an intimate partnership, according to a release from the detachment.
One person is dead after a collision between a motor vehicle and two members of a road construction work crew on the Trans-Canada Highway south of Nanaimo.

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