Mounties investigating alleged hit-and-run on Esgenoôpetitj First Nation

RCMP are investigating an alleged hit and run collision between a vehicle and a pedestrian on the Esgenoôpetitj First Nation.

Mounties say a 22-year-old man from the Elsipogtog First Nation was struck by a vehicle while walking along Micmac Road early Sunday morning.

The driver fled the scene and the victim remains in hospital with serious injuries.

The suspect is believed to have been driving a red or orange SUV.

Anybody with information, or who may have been in the area at the time of the collision, is asked to contact the Neguac detachment of the RCMP or Crime Stoppers.