Police seek information in pedestrian hit and run investigation


2024-02-06 15:46 PST

File # 2024-308

On Monday, February 5, 2024 at 5:56 pm, the Vanderhoof RCMP received a report regarding a motor vehicle incident involving a pedestrian.

Earlier the same day, sometime between 12:15 - 12: 30 pm, a pedestrian was in the Rainbow crosswalk near Nechako Valley Senior Secondary (NVSS) in Vanderhoof when a vehicle ran over the youth’s foot. The vehicle was believed to be a silver Tesla 3 however no other descriptors are known. The youth was taken to hospital for medical treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.

The RCMP are reminding drivers to be aware of their surroundings at all times, especially around parks and schools said Cpl Steven McLean, Vanderhoof RCMP.

If you were in the area at the time, or have any information to aid in the investigation, you are asked to call Cst Bennett of the Vanderhoof RCMP at (250) 567-2222 or Crime Stoppers at 1 800 222-8477.

Released by:

Cpl. Madonna Saunderson
District Advisory NCO (Media Relations)
North District
4020 5th Avenue, Prince George, BC V2M 7E7
Office: 250-561-3166
Cell: 250-301-3521

Email: madonna.saunderson@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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