Calgary, AB,

Seeking Public Assistance - Hit-and-Run Collision

The Calgary Police Service is seeking the public’s assistance following a hit-and-run collision involving a pedestrian.

At approximately 1:45 a.m., on Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014, a man was crossing Macleod Trail at 39 Avenue S., when he was hit by a vehicle headed south on Macleod Trail. It’s estimated the car was travelling at 90 km/h when it struck the pedestrian, throwing him 20 metres down the roadway. The vehicle made no attempt to brake or stop following the collision.

The victim was taken to hospital with serious injuries.

Traffic Section investigators continue to ask for assistance in identifying the vehicle and driver in this collision. The vehicle is described as a white, 1996-1998, Pontiac Grand Am. The vehicle will have substantial damage to its front end and possibly the windshield. Witnesses were able to take down the first two letters of the car’s licence plate. They are “BD.”

Anyone with information is asked to call the Traffic Section at 403-567-4000.