Calgary Police investigating fatal hit-and-run collision at 52 Street and 16 Avenue N.E. – UPDATE – Three Arrested

Calgary, Alberta – A fatal hit-and-run collision that took place yesterday, Wednesday, May 13, 2020, continues to be investigated by the Traffic and Homicide Unit.

An autopsy has been completed by the Office of The Chief Medical Examiner. The identity will not be released by the Calgary Police Service as the victim is a youth. Cause or manner of death has not yet been confirmed.

Earlier today, Thursday, May 14, 2020, three people were arrested in relation to this incident.

UPDATE: New information in fatal hit-and-run investigation: Calgary Police Service

BACKGROUND

Calgary, Alberta – An early morning hit-and-run collision that resulted in one fatality continues to be investigated by the Calgary Police Service.

At approximately 2:30 a.m., today, Wednesday, May 13, 2020, a 2010 Dodge Journey, traveling at a high rate of speed on southbound 52 Street, close to the interchange with 16 Avenue N.E., was struck from behind by a 2008 Buick Allure.

The Dodge Journey crossed over the centre median and one male occupant was ejected from the vehicle. He was pronounced deceased at the scene. An autopsy is scheduled for tomorrow. Two male occupants of the Dodge were taken to the hospital with serious injuries.

Fatal Hit and Run
(File Photo) Fatal Hit and Run

The Buick remained on scene for a short time before fleeing. Later in the day it was located unoccupied in the Saddletowne area.

Excessive speed is a factor in the collision but at this time it is not clear if this was a road racing incident. It is unknown if drugs or alcohol played a role. No other details can be confirmed at this time.

Witnesses who have not yet spoken to police are asked to call 403-266-1234 or Crime Stoppers through any of the following methods:

TALK: 1-800-222-8477

TYPE: www.calgarycrimestoppers.org

APP: P3 Tips

CASE # 20187925

Calgary Police Service



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