A man was transported to hospital late last week with serious injuries following a hit and run incident in the Popkum area. (File Photo)

A man was transported to hospital late last week with serious injuries following a hit and run incident in the Popkum area. (File Photo)

Agassiz RCMP seeking assistance in hit and run in Popkum

Pedestrian struck, suspect vehicle is newer gray pickup

The Agassiz RCMP is looking for public assistance after a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle in the Popkum area.

Police are looking for dash cam video and witnesses of a hit and run incident that took place on Friday, Jan. 20. Just before 9 p.m., the RCMP responded to a report of a pedestrian struck by a passing vehicle on Yale Road East in Popkum. The vehicle sped away prior to police arriving on the scene. A man and a woman were walking eastbound on the road when a pickup truck approached them from behind, striking the man and driving away.

The man suffered serious but non-life threatening injuries and was taken to hospital.

The suspect vehicle is described as a newer model, gray pickup truck with tinted windows. Anyone with information about the incident should call the Agassiz RCMP at 604-792-2211. If you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).


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