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.
- 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.