Friday, June 25, 2010

Police Seek Driver Invloved In Bike Accident

Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating the driver of a vehicle involved in a collision with a young girl out riding her bicycle Wednesday afternoon .

On Wednesday June 23, at 12:40 PM a 10 year old girl was struck by a vehicle while attempting to cross through the intersection of Howard Ave and 6th St. The vehicle involved was traveling eastbound on 6th St and was turning left onto Howard Ave when the accident occurred.

The force of the impact caused the young girl to fall from her bike, fortunately she was not injured in anyway. The driver stopped and asked if she was ok then got back in his vehicle and drove away. Police are interested in speaking with him.The vehicle in question was described by the young girl as  “ a white sporty looking car with something red underneath it”. The male driver is believed to be in his 40's with tattoos on his left arm .

If you have information on the identity of the driver, please contact the Nanaimo RCMP at 250-754-2345 or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477. You can also go online at .


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