Barrie police investigate after pedestrian killed in hit-and-run – Global News

Barrie police investigate after pedestrian killed in hit-and-run - Global News
Police on the hunt for driver following fatal hit-and-run this morning
Barrie police say they’re investigating a hit-and-run collision that left a 33-year-old pedestrian dead early Friday.

At about 2:45 a.m., officers say they received a call regarding an injured man at Wellington Street and Toronto Street.

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

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

The 33-year-old Barrie man was transported to a local hospital, where he died as a result of his injuries, police add.

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.

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.

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

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.

Police are now looking for a navy blue compact SUV/crossover or minivan type vehicle, with 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.

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

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.

The driver of the vehicle left the scene at Wellington and Toronto streets at about 2:45 a.m. Nov. 1, Barrie police say.

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

A 33-year-old Barrie man died in hospital early this morning after he was struck by vehicle in a downtown intersection.