Edmonton Police investigating serious hit-and-run collision

Edmonton, Alberta – The EPS Traffic Section is seeking information regarding the identity of a driver involved in an early morning hit-and-run collision.

At approximately 5:50 a.m. this morning, Friday, Aug. 30, 2019, Downtown Division officers responded to the report of a collision in the area of Jasper Avenue and 102 Street.

It was reported to police that a male pedestrian was crossing from the south side to the north side of Jasper Avenue at the intersection of 102 Street when he was struck by a small black SUV or hatchback travelling westbound on Jasper Avenue. Witnesses reported that the vehicle stopped briefly at 103 Street and Jasper Avenue before proceeding northbound on 103 Street.

Pedestrian Collision
Pedestrian Collision

EMS responded, treated and transported the 73-year-old male pedestrian to hospital with serious injuries where he remains.

The EPS Major Collision Investigation Section has since taken over the investigation and is urging the driver and any occupants of the vehicle involved to come forward to speak with police. Investigators are also asking anyone who witnessed the collision or was in the area at the time and may have information about the vehicle or driver to contact the EPS.

If you have information about this collision, please 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 #: TR19R025

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