Victoria police have concluded their investigation into the collision that claimed the life of a 73-year-old cyclist in March of last year and has determined that no charges will be laid against the driver.
Eileen Evans, who was well-known in Victoria for her volunteer work, was struck and killed at the intersection of Government and Fisgard Streets on March 29, 2016, when she was hit by a truck turning right on Fisgard Street.
Emergency personnel immediately began lifesaving efforts but unfortunately Evans succumbed to her injuries.
Victoria Police said the lengthy investigation included the collision reconstruction team, traffic section, patrol, forensic officers and investigative services detectives. Witnesses were interviewed, forensic evidence was evaluated, and physical evidence from the scene was processed, “but the investigation did not result in charges being sworn.”
The driver of the truck remained at the scene and cooperated with investigators.
Evans was on her way to Government House, where she volunteered in the gardens.