Calgary, AB,

Police investigating fatal hit and run

The Calgary Police Service Traffic Section is currently investigating a fatal hit and run that occurred last night.

At approximately 9:30 p.m., on Monday, April 22, 2019, a 2006 Acura TL and a Toyota Tacoma were traveling eastbound on 32 Avenue N.E., towards 26 Street N.E., at a high rate of speed. As the vehicles approached the intersection, it is believed the lights were showing red against the drivers. A 38-year-old man was crossing 32 Avenue southbound and the Acura struck him, resulting in fatal injuries.

Both the Acura and Tacoma failed to stop at the scene.

At approximately midnight, a 19-year-old man attended the RCMP detachment in Chestermere where he was taken into custody. He is assisting police with their enquiries.

Anyone who may have witnessed the collision, or the events leading up to it, is asked to contact the Calgary Police Traffic Section at 403-567-4000, the Calgary Police Service non-emergency line at 403-266-1234, or Crime Stoppers anonymously through the following methods:

TALK: 1-800-222-8477

CASE # 19166037/3742