The RCMP on Bell Island are seeking the public's assistance in relation to a serious hit and run that occurred on Aug. 19.
Around 11 p.m., several female pedestrians were struck by a vehicle in the area of Davidson and 10 Commandments streets. They sustained multiple injuries with one being transported to the Janeway children’s hospital with serious injuries to her leg and head.
Police say the driver fled the scene. The alleged vehicle was located several hours later abandoned on the airport strip on the north side of the island.
“This was a very serious accident that narrowly missed being a tragic incident.,” the RCMP said in a news release.
The RCMP is asking anyone with any information in regards to this incident to contact the Bell Island Detachment at 709-488-3312 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).