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Police seeking hit and run driver

Western News Staff

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Penticton RCMP are asking for the public's help finding the driver of a silver SUV in connection with an accident Thursday morning which sent a 41-year-old male cyclist to hospital with serious but non-life threatening injuries.

Cpl. Ted Manchulenko of the Penticton RCMP traffic section said the incident happened just before 9:30 a.m. near the intersection of Carmi Avenue and Manitoba Street.

The victim suffered possible broken bones and abrasions.

According to police the bicycle and vehicle were westbound and the SVU turned right onto Manitoba Street in front of the cyclist. The man was wearing a helmet at the time of the accident.

There were several witnesses to the incident who were standing in front of Carmi Elementary School however they were unable to get the licence plate number.

Manchulenko said the vehicle may have sustained damage to the front right side. It's also believed the driver was a female.

Anyone with information about the accident is asked to call the Penticton RCMP at 250-492-4300 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or leave a tip at www.SouthOkanaganCrimeStoppers.ca.

 

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