Pedestrian killed in overnight hit and run – CTV News

Pedestrian killed in overnight hit and run - CTV News
Police on the hunt for driver following fatal hit-and-run this morning
Barrie Police say the pedestrian was struck by a vehicle around 2:45 a.m. at the intersection of Wellington and Toronto streets.

Officers from the Barrie Police Traffic Unit were on scene piecing together what happened throughout the night.

Anyone with information that could help identify the vehicle or driver, should contact Const. D. Langdon at 705-725-7025 ext. 2912 or [email protected]

Police say the suspect vehicle is believed to be a navy blue compact SUV/Crossover or a mini-van that would have significant damage.

Anyone with dash cam video, home surveillance video or information that could help police locate the vehicle involved is asked to contact Barrie Police or leave an anonymous tip with Crime Stoppers.

To remain anonymous, please contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or leave an anonymous tip online at www.p3tips.com 

NEWS RELEASE BARRIE POLICE SERVICE ************************* At approximately 2:45 a.m., this morning, Barrie police received a call regarding an injured male in the intersection of Wellington and Toronto streets.

Upon the arrival of police, it was determined that the victim had been struck by a vehicle that had failed to remain on scene.

Officers say they’re looking for the driver and the vehicle, which is believed to be a navy blue compact or mid-sized SUV crossover or minivan that has significant damage to the front end.

The victim, a 33-year-old Barrie man, was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

Officers say anyone with information can contact Const. Langdon of the Barrie Police Service at 705-725-7025, ext. 2912, or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477.

The involved vehicle is believed to be a navy blue compact or mid-sized SUV/crossover or mini-van type vehicle, which would have significant damage to the front end.

Barrie police say they’re investigating a hit-and-run collision that left a 33-year-old pedestrian dead early Friday.

Police also believe that there may have been witnesses in the area at the time of the collision. Police are asking anyone who may have additional information or information which could assist in identifying the vehicle or the driver involved, to contact Constable Langdon of the Barrie Police Service at 705-725-7025 ext. 2912 or [email protected] To remain anonymous, please contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or leave an anonymous tip online at www.p3tips.com

Once police arrived, they determined that the victim was hit by a car that failed to remain at the scene, officers say.