Coquitlam RCMP are seeking additional witnesses and video for a hit and run that has sent one child pedestrian to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

On Sunday, June 23, 2024 shortly before 4:00 p.m. Coquitlam RCMP were called to assist BC Ambulance Services after a 7-year-old child was hit by a vehicle in an alleyway north of Coquitlam Avenue near Wellington Street in Port Coquitlam. Police were advised that the vehicle, described as a 2016 grey Jeep Cherokee, had fled the scene.

The child was transported to hospital for non-life-threatening injuries.

“We would like to thank the initial witnesses who came to the aid of the child and provided critical information to our responding officers,” said Media Relations Officer, Corporal Alexa Hodgins. “We are releasing video of the driver and vehicle prior to the collision in the hopes that someone may recognize seeing this vehicle and the driver on Sunday, June 23, 2024.”

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