Calgary, AB,

Hit and Run Investigation

The Calgary Police Service Traffic Unit is currently investigating a hit and run involving a pedestrian in downtown Calgary.

At approximately 9:30 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015, police were called to the area of 4 Street and 15 Avenue S.W. for reports of a pedestrian being struck by a vehicle, which then fled the scene.

A man in his 20s was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries where he remains in critical condition.

Witnesses reported seeing a verbal altercation take place between the occupants of the vehicle and a group of men walking down the street. It is believed that following the altercation, a dark-coloured sedan returned and struck the victim before fleeing the scene.

Anyone who was in the area at the time of the collision is asked to contact police by calling the non-emergency line at 403-266-1234 or by contacting Crime Stoppers using any of the following methods:

TALK: 1-800-222-8477
TEXT: tttTIPS to 274637

Case # 15427318