Hit & Run Witnesses Sought

On February 20th, 2019, just before 11:00 pm, the Vernon North Okanagan RCMP responded to a report of a hit and run incident that occurred at the intersection of 25th Ave and 34th A St, Vernon.

Front line officers responded and located a cyclist that had been struck by a vehicle that was executing a left hand turn from 25th Ave onto 34th A St.

“The cyclist received minor injuries and was transported to the nearest medical facility, however the RCMP is looking to speak to any witnesses or the driver of the truck to ascertain the details of the event,” says Cst. Kelly Brett. “Anyone travelling through that area on the date or time that may have dash cam video is asked to review their footage and contact the RCMP if the incident was captured”.

The suspect truck is described as an older style Toyota SUV grey or tan colour.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact the Vernon North Okanagan RCMP at 250-545-7171. Or remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, or leaving a tip online at www.nokscrimestoppers.com.