Coquitlam RCMP asking help to identify driver who hit pedestrian

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collision 2Coquitlam: Coquitlam RCMP is asking for your help finding the driver of a newer-model black pickup that was involved in a collision with a pedestrian.

The incident happened on Thursday, October 26th, at about 11:00pm at the corner of Austin Avenue and Nelson Street, Coquitlam. According to witnesses the driver of the pickup truck stopped briefly after hitting the pedestrian but drove away without leaving any identification or contact numbers.

We are interested in hearing the driver’s version of this collision and we hope they will do the right thing and talk to us, says Corporal Michael McLaughlin of the Coquitlam RCMP. We also encourage anyone who recognizes the truck to call us and help us get the full picture of what happened.

Collision 1Police are looking for a pickup truck that matches the following:

  • Shiny, black, newer model
  • Extended or crew cab
  • Shiny, six-point, chrome-coloured wheels
  • Fog lights

The pedestrian involved in the collision received serious injuries but is expected to make a full recovery.