Police Traffic Division Seeks Simpson Street Accident Witnesses

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Thunder Bay Police Service

THUNDER BAY – On March 29th, 2019, just prior to 10:30 pm EDT, Thunder Bay Police Service officers were dispatched to the area of Simpson Street near Pruden Street for a motor vehicle collision involving a pedestrian.

An initial investigation revealed a blue Chevrolet Impala was heading southbound on Simpson Street, south of Pruden Street when it struck a pedestrian who was lying on the roadway.

The pedestrian, a 27-year-old Thunder Bay male, sustained serious injuries as a result of the collision and was transported to the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Center where he remains in serious condition.

The driver of the Chevrolet Impala did not sustain any physical injuries as a result of the collision.

The Thunder Bay Police Traffic Unit attended the scene and the roadway was closed for several hours while evidence was gathered.

The investigation is ongoing.

If anyone witnessed this collision who has not already spoken to police, please contact the Traffic Unit at 684-1276.