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Police seek tips in alleged Vernon hit and run

August 12, 2016 - 4:50 PM

VERNON - Police in Vernon are looking for information about an alleged hit and run incident early this morning.

A 26-year-old man claims he was struck by a car around 5:20 a.m., Aug. 12, at the intersection of 43 Street and 25 Avenue, police state in a media release.

The man alleges the car failed to stop at the scene.

“The man was transported to hospital with serious but non life-threatening injuries,” Cpl. Dave Tyreman says in the release.

The witness described the suspect vehicle as being a white Pontiac Vibe with possibly a female driver and male front passenger, Tyreman says, adding no other details about the incident were provided.

Police are asking anyone with information about this incident to contact them at 250-545-7171 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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