Edmonton Police investigating fatal hit and run collision

Edmonton, Alberta – The Edmonton Police Service is investigating a fatal hit and run collision that claimed the life of a 62-year-old male earlier this morning in downtown Edmonton.

On Friday, May 12, 2023, shortly before 2:30 a.m., police responded to reports of a hit and run collision around Jasper Avenue and 115 Street. It was reported that a 62-year-old male was crossing south across Jasper Avenue at 115 Street before being struck by an eastbound, light colored four door sedan. Following the collision, the driver of the sedan drove off and did not remain at the scene.

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

EMS attended the scene and rushed the pedestrian to hospital, where he later succumbed to his injuries. The EPS Major Collisions Investigation Section (MCIS) has since taken over the investigation and continues to look into contributing factors.

The intersection of Jasper Avenue and 115 Street has since been reopened to traffic. Police continue to search for the sedan and its driver.

Investigators are asking any witnesses or anyone who has dash camera footage of the collision to please contact police. Citizens can reach out to the EPS by calling 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.

Edmonton Police Service

MRU #: 23TR011

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