Calgary, AB,

Update - Downtown hit-and-run collision

The Calgary Police Service has identified the make and model of a car believed to be involved in a hit-and-run collision last month.

At approximately 2:55 a.m., on Sunday, April 22, 2018, two men were crossing the road at the intersection of 2 Street and 15 Avenue S.W., when one of the men was struck by a southbound vehicle.

The pedestrians were crossing 2 Street from east to west on the south side of the intersection when a vehicle failed to yield and the 50-year-old man was struck. The victim was thrown across the road and the driver of the vehicle left the scene without stopping. The car left the area south along 2 Street S.W.

The pedestrian was taken to hospital with serious injuries.

The offending vehicle is a 2003 Silver Mitsubishi Eclipse and was seen travelling south along 2 Street S.W. It is believed to have turned west onto 17 Avenue S.W.

A photo of a similar vehicle is available on The City of Calgary Newsroom.

Members of the CPS Collision Reconstruction Unit continue to investigate the collision and ask anyone who was a witness to the collision or knows the offender to contact Constable Curnew at the Traffic Office at 403-567-4000.

Tips can also be left anonymously by contacting Crime Stoppers through either of the following methods:

TALK: 1-800-222-8477


CASE #18173143/5201