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Driver flees accident scene

Driver flees accident scene

On Jan. 11 around 8:30am, a hit and run occurred after the first vehicle made a right turn westbound onto Highway 101 off Henry Road, Gibsons, cutting in front of a second westbound vehicle. The second vehicle driver attempted to brake to avoid hitting the rear of the first vehicle, but was unable to do so and struck the first vehicle`s driver`s side door.

The first vehicle initially pulled over but when the second vehicle pulled in behind, the first vehicle fled the scene before driver information could be exchanged. The driver of the second vehicle fortunately did not sustain any life-threatening injuries, but her vehicle had to be towed due to damage. The driver of the first vehicle, a silver or grey SUV or truck, is described as a Caucasian male in his early thirties. Anyone with any information about this incident is asked to contact RCMP, reference police file 2018-232.

Submitted by RCMP

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