Vehicle in hit and run drove around victim to flee

Pedestrian suffers non-life-threatening injuries in Cranbroko MVA.

  • Nov. 21, 2012 1:00 p.m.

The Cranbrook RCMP detachment are seeking information for the public after a driver struck a pedestrian an Monday evening, backed up and left the scene.

At 8 p.m. on November 19 the RCMP received a call that a pedestrian had been struck on the strip near King Street.

The victim was a 56-year-old woman who had been crossing the street when she was hit by a vehicle after it turned through the Arches.

The RCMP say the vehicle struck the woman, backed up  and drove around the victim as she was laying on the road, and took off.

A witness who happened upon the scene was able to get a description of the vehicle before it left the scene. It was described as a grey SUV type vehicle, possible a GMC Acadia or similar sized vehicle, bearing a license plate with 351 as the last three numbers.

The victim was transported to the East Kootenay Regional Hospital with undetermined non-life-threatening injuries.

The Cranbrook RCMP detachment is seeking the public’s assistance in locating  the vehicle and are asking that anyone with information on this  hit and run contact the detachment at 250-489-3471 or contact the local East Kooteney Crimestoppers chapter at 1-800-222-TIPS.

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