UPDATE: RCMP lay charges in Pedestrian Hit and Run on Highway 29, about a half kilometer east of St. Paul, Alberta

St. Paul, Alberta – On Jan. 28, 2022, at about 7:10 p.m., St. Paul RCMP, RCMP Forensic Collison Reconstruction, St. Paul Fire Department and EMS responded to a hit and run collision on Highway 29.

As a result of the investigation Zachary William Machura (28), of Vilna, Alta., has been charged with:

· Failing to remain at the scene of a collision under the Traffic Safety Act.

Machura is scheduled to appear in St. Paul Provincial Court on Mar. 24, 2022.

As this matter is now before the court, no further information can be released.

BACKGROUND

RCMP investigate Pedestrian Hit and Run on Highway 29, about a half kilometer east of St. Paul, Alberta

St. Paul, Alberta – St. Paul RCMP are seeking public assistance in identifying the driver responsible for a pedestrian hit and run.

On Jan. 28, 2022 at approximately 7:10 p.m., St. Paul RCMP were dispatched to a pedestrian hit and run which occurred on Highway 29, about a half kilometer east of St. Paul. The suspect vehicle fled the scene. The vehicle is described as a 2015-2017 dark grey F250. It has damage to the drivers side trailer mirror and has a burnt out drivers side headlight.

Pedestrian Hit and Run - Highway 29
Pedestrian Hit and Run – Highway 29

The pedestrian has suffered life threatening injuries and was taken to hospital vis STARS air ambulance.

St. Paul RCMP are asking the public’s assistance for any information in relation to this hit and run. Please contact St. Paul RCMP at 780-645-8870 or your local police. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at www.P3Tips.com or by using the “P3 Tips” app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.

St. Paul RCMP

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