A 47-year-old Lantzville man has died in hospital from injuries sustained in a Nanaimo car crash last week.
A statement from Nanaimo RCMP released on Thursday afternoon said the man had died in hospital on Wednesday.
"The Nanaimo RCMP traffic Section are continuing the investigation into the collision," police said. "At this time it is unknown if charges under the Criminal Code or Motor Vehicle Act will be laid against the driver of (the) 2008 Mercedes Benz who crossed over the centre line and struck a 1991 Chev Astro Van."
The man suffered life-threatening injuries after a three-vehicle crash on Jingle Pot Road Oct. 16, but was later upgraded to stable condition.
According to RCMP, the man was struck by two vehicles at approximately 3:30 p.m. on Oct. 16 and was airlifted to Victoria General Hospital. As of Oct. 17 he was being treated in the hospital's Intensive Care Unit.
Officers say the two other males involved in the accident, aged 64 and 45, were both treated for minor injuries at Nanaimo Regional General Hospital.
Police said the 64-year-old man, driving an SUV, appeared to have swerved into oncoming traffic near the Jingle Pot Road and Calder Road intersection and collided head-on with a van.
The van was then hit from behind by a pickup truck.
Police at the time said the driver of the SUV may have had a medical issue that caused him to swerve and crash.
The investigation is ongoing and no charges have been laid.
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