Thunder Bay Police Update Victoria and May Accident

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Thunder Bay Fire Rescue cleaning up from accident
Thunder Bay Fire Rescue cleaning up from accident

Thunder Bay Fire Rescue cleaning up from accident
Thunder Bay Fire Rescue cleaning up from accident – Police are seeking the driver of this vehicle who fled the scene.

THUNDER BAY – The Thunder Bay Police report that the accident at Victoria Avenue East and May Street South was a hit and run.

Thunder Bay Police responded the the collision at the intersection of May St and Victoria Ave at about 6:45PM EDT Monday Evening.

The  silver Chrysler sedan, that was reportedly driven by a male, was travelling westbound on Victoria Avenue when the driver went through the red light at a high rate of speed. The sedan struck a southbound GMC pick-up.

In a media statement, Police report “The pick-up then was pushed, out of control, and struck the building on the south west corner. Both vehicles were substantially damaged. The male driver of the truck was taken to hospital by ambulance with minor injuries”.

The driver of the sedan and a male passenger fled the scene in opposite directions on May Street.

Descriptions of these males are:

1) Male, 120 kg/250 lb, 183 cm/ 6′, 25-35 years of age with short hair, wearing a grey hoodie
2) “smaller” male also in a grey hoodie and black jacket.

Police would like to speak to any witness that may have information about the events of the collision or the identity of the occupants of the sedan.

Please contact Constable Vincent at 684-1200.

Motor Vehicle EMS Prepares to remove driver from GMC Truck - Accident at Victoria and May Street. Image © NetNewsLedger
Motor Vehicle EMS Prepares to remove driver from GMC Truck – Accident at Victoria and May Street. Image © NetNewsLedger
Motor Vehicle Accident at Victoria and May Street.
Motor Vehicle Accident at Victoria and May Street.

You can contact Thunder Bay Police at 684-1200, or anonymously contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). A web tip may also be anonymously submitted at www.tipsubmit.com.

Cash rewards are paid for any tips that lead to an arrest.