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POLICE REQUEST THE PUBLIC’S ASSISTANCE IN RELATION TO A HIT AND RUN

Posted on May 19, 2022

On the morning of August 28th 2021, officers of the Owen Sound Police Service were alerted to a car vs. pedestrian collision, in which the driver of the vehicle failed to stop. The collision occurred at the intersection of 10th Street East and 2nd Avenue East at approximately 10:30am. The pedestrian, who was crossing against traffic, was struck by an eastbound vehicle. The collision forced the pedestrian onto the hood of the car before falling to the ground. The pedestrian suffered minor injuries and was taken by ambulance to Grey-Bruce Health Services.

The driver continued eastbound on 10th Street East without stopping or reporting the incident to police. The vehicle is described as a newer-model, black or dark-coloured Nissan SUV, possibly a Murano or Rogue. There may be damage to the front, driver’s side corner near the headlight or on the hood.

Anyone who may have information about this incident is asked to contact the investigating officer, Constable Carlo Obillos at (519) 376-1234 x 183 or at cobillos@owensoundpolice.com.  Alternatively, Crime Stoppers can be called at 1-800-222-8477(TIPS) or a secure web-tip can be submitted through Crime Stoppers at www.cstip.ca.