QEII Hit and Run Driver Sought
RED DEER AB- RCMP Crime Report – The QEII Integrated Traffic Unit (comprised of RCMP and Alberta Sheriffs) are seeking assistance from the public with regards to a hit and run collision that occurred on the QEII Highway on Friday January 24, 2014.
At approximately 3:30PM MST, Police and emergency crews responded to an accident on the QEII Highway involving a transport truck and a small sedan. Police were notified that the collision occurred in the north bound lanes south of the Highway 11a overpass (near Red Deer, Alberta).
Police said that a white semi-tractor pulling an empty black flat deck collided with the car, dragging it for several hundred meters. The lone occupant of the car was uninjured.
Witnesses reported that the transport truck stopped momentarily at the scene but then fled prior to emergency crews arriving. The flat deck semi trailer would have likely sustained significant damage.
Police are asking anyone who witnessed the collision to please come forward and contact either the QEII Integrated Traffic Unit at (403) 343-4135 or Crime Stoppers at 1 (800) 222-TIPS (8477).