Request for Witnesses – Motor Vehicle Collision Hit & Run
Penticton – Police in Penticton are requesting any witnesses to a motor vehicle collision which resulted in a female being struck.
On November 30th, 2018, at 2pm, a witness called Police to report a female pedestrian had been struck by a vehicle at Nanaimo Ave and Ellis St.
One witness stated they saw a small grey car approaching the intersection just as a pedestrian was stepping onto the sidewalk. The driver struck the pedestrian, who went up over the hood of the car. The vehicle then immediately departed the scene prior to emergency crews arriving.
The pedestrian was taken to hospital and later release with minor injuries. However, the pedestrian left the hospital prior to Officer’s being able to speak with her. We are wanting to also speak with the pedestrian who was struck and encourage her to contact us, explained Cst. James Grandy.
The Penticton RCMP is requesting anyone who may have witnessed the collision to contact them at 250-492-4300.