Hit & Run Collision with Pedestrian

Prince George, Integrated Forensic Identification Services, Traffic Services

2017-08-18 11:53 PDT

File # 2017-27955

One person is in hospital with serious injuries after being struck by a vehicle early this afternoon.

On Friday August 18th, 2017, approximately 1:30 PM, the Prince George RCMP received a report of Motor Vehicle Collision with a Pedestrian near the corner of 1st Avenue and Ospika Boulevard in Prince George. Initial reports were that a vehicle collided with a pedestrian and fled the scene.

Police and other emergency services attended and located a female victim suffering from serious injuries. The victim, who is approximately 18 years old, was transported to hospital for treatment.

With help from the public and other emergency responders, police were able to track the vehicle to a residence further west down 1st Avenue. An adult female and an adult male were arrested shortly after and are in custody.

A North District RCMP Collision Reconstructionist and the Prince George RCMP’s Forensic Identification Section have been called to the scenes to assist with the investigation. First Avenue near Ospika Boulevard will remain closed for a portion of this evening while investigators gather evidence.

This investigation is in the early stages. Further updates may be provided as the investigation develops.

Police would like to speak to anyone that may have witnessed a small light blue car in the moments before, during or after the collision. If you have any information about this incident, please contact the Prince George RCMP at (250)561-3300.

Released by

Cpl. Craig Douglass

Communications NCO / Media Liaison Officer
Prince George RCMP
455 Victoria Street, Prince George, BC, V2L 0B7
Office: 250-561-3321
Cell: 250-640-1758

Email: pg_media@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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