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OPP seeking assistance - Investigating a 'Fail to Remain' collision

submitted to EFP

On April 13, 2021 at 11:25 p.m. the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Kingsville Detachment responded to a fail to remain collision between a car and a pedestrian on Highway 3, near County Road 34, in the Town of Kingsville.


The victim, an 89-year-old from Leamington, was crossing Highway 3 when he was struck by a vehicle traveling westbound. He was taken to hospital with serious injuries.


The suspect vehicle may be a dark grey Honda and may have damage to the front right passenger side and is likely missing the passenger side mirror.


The vehicle did not stop and offer assistance or wait for police to arrive at the scene. The car fled the area and has not been located.


The investigation is continuing with the assistance of the Technical Traffic Investigators (TCI) and the Major Crimes Unit.


OPP are seeking the public's assistance in locating the involved driver and vehicle.


Anyone with information regarding this or any other incident is asked to call the OPP at 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or leave an anonymous online message at www.catchcrooks.com where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.

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