Edmonton Police searching for black Acura in connection to June 8th hit and run

Edmonton, Alberta – The Edmonton Police Service is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a black Acura that left a 38-year-old male pedestrian in medical distress, following a hit-and-run collision in southeast Edmonton last weekend.

On Saturday, June 8, 2019, at approximately 12:50 a.m., Southeast Division patrol members responded to a collision call involving a vehicle and a pedestrian on 23 Avenue just east of 85 Street.

Edmonton Police Vehicle
Edmonton Police Vehicle

It was reported to police, that the male pedestrian was walking northbound across 23 Avenue in a marked crosswalk, when a vehicle travelled eastbound stopped in lane #2 (outside right lane) to let the male safely cross the road. Shortly thereafter, a second vehicle travelling in lane #1 (inside left lane) believed to be a black Acura, allegedly struck the male, before fleeing the scene. The male pedestrian was left on the grass median in serious medical distress, before being tended to by a motorist.

Paramedics treated and transported the male to hospital with serious, non-life-threatening injuries.

Investigators are looking for a black four-door sedan believed to be an Acura, which may be missing the driver-side mirror.

Anyone with information about this hit-and-run collision, including the whereabouts of the suspect vehicle, is asked to contact the EPS at 780-423-4567 or #377 from a mobile phone. Anonymous information can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or online at www.p3tips.com/250.

MRU #: TR19R018

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