Thunder Bay Police Seek Public Help in Hit and Run

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Thunder Bay Police image of car hit in accident.
Thunder Bay Police image of car hit in accident.
Thunder Bay Police image of car hit in accident.
Thunder Bay Police image of car hit in accident.

Thunder Bay Police Seek Hit and Run Driver

THUNDER BAY – Crime News – Thunder Bay Police are seeking public assistance in locating the driver of a Dodge Ram truck involved in a hit and run. On Sunday, January 12th, 2014, at about 03:15AM EST, there was a serious collision involving a grey Hyundai Elantra and a black Dodge pick-up truck at the intersection of Memorial Ave and the Harbour Expressway.

The Hyundai was stopped for a red light facing south on Memorial Aveune when it was struck from behind by the pick-up truck traveling at a substantial speed. The car was propelled forward and came to rest on the Harbour Expressway entrance ramp. The black Dodge pick-up truck fled the scene and was found by police a short time afterwards at a near-by residence. The driver failed to stop to render assistance to the occupants of the other vehicle.

Please contact the Traffic Unit to speak to an investigator if you were a witness to this event or have knowledge of who was the driver of the pick-up truck.

Police state in a release, “This collision could have resulted in the first fatal collision of the New Year, as there was a passenger in the back seat of the sedan. There were no serious injuries thanks to seat belts being worn by all three occupants of the Hyundai”.

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