Serious hit-and-run in Vancouver

VANCOUVER Police are investigating a serious hit-and-run that sent a 30-year-old man to hospital with life-threatening injuries on Tuesday, October 12 and are asking witnesses to come forward.

The victim was crossing East 41 Avenue at Fraser Street at 6:25 a.m. when he was struck by a vehicle that was travelling west, causing serious head injuries.  The driver fled west without stopping.

“Although it’s early in the investigation, we believe the suspect’s vehicle is either a black pick-up truck or black SUV,” said Constable Tania Visintin. “We need anyone with information or dash cam footage to call police.”

Witnesses or anyone with dash-cam footage from the area are asked to call VPD Collision Investigation Unit at 604-717-3012.