Edmonton Police investigating early-morning incident near northeast school

Edmonton, Alberta – The Edmonton Police Service is investigating a hit-and-run collision that occurred overnight in northeast Edmonton, sending a teen male to hospital with serious injuries.

At approximately 3:30 a.m. this morning, Monday, June 24, 2019, Northeast Division patrol members responded to a collision call in a school field near 30 Street and 151 Avenue.

It was reported to police that a group of five teenagers were being chased by a suspect vehicle in the field, when a male complainant was struck by the vehicle. The suspect vehicle subsequently fled the area prior to police arriving on scene.

Paramedics treated and transported the teen male complainant to hospital with serious injuries.

File Photo – Ambulance

The investigation remains in its preliminary stages, and motive for the incident has yet to be established.

Police are searching for an older model red vehicle, which witnesses say was being driven by an indigenous, adult male with tattoos on his face.

Anyone with information about this incident, including the whereabouts of the male suspect and/or 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 #: TR19R020

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