Crescent Valley man facing charges after hit and run in Castlegar last week

A 27 year old Crescent Valley man is facing a number of charges after a hit and run in Castlegar last Thursday night.

Police had responded to a complaint after a woman and her dog were struck by a truck on 3rd street and 4th Avenue..the driver then fled the scene.

Approximately 20 minutes later, while attending a complaint of a possible impaired driver, RCMP located a vehicle matching that involved in this hit and run.  

Police continue to investigate, anyone with information is asked to call Castlegar RCMP
The pedestrian was taken to the hospital with non life threatening injuries, and the dog was taken to an emergency veterinary clinic for treatment.   The dog sustained a broken leg.