RNC seek witnesses to hit and run on Empire Avenue

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The RNC is seeking the public’s assistance in relation to a hit and run motor vehicle-pedestrian collision that occurred on Empire Avenue in St. John’s Friday, Aug. 15.

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About 9:30 p.m. that day, two young males were travelling on their scooters on Empire Avenue when one of the males was struck by a vehicle that was pulling out onto Empire Avenue.

The incident occurred in the area of Empire Avenue between Jensen Camp Road and Columbus Drive.

The vehicle is described as being a grey four-door Chevrolet car and was last seen headed towards Columbus Drive. The 12-year-old victim was taken to hospital, treated for minor injuries and released.

The operator of the vehicle failed to stop at the scene of the accident and is described as being male, between 60-70 years of age with grey hair. A female passenger in the vehicle is described as being 60-70 years of age also with grey hair and glasses.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the RNC at 729-8000 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). You can also provide information anonymously on the NL Crime Stoppers website at www.nlcrimestoppers.com.

Organizations: Crime Stoppers

Geographic location: Jensen Camp Road

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