Police seeking suspect driver

Ridge Meadows

2024-02-06 14:59 HNP

Dossier nº 2024-1624

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Maple Ridge, B.C. – The Ridge Meadows RCMP is asking the driver of a 2000s white Toyota hatchback to turn themselves into police after being involved in a hit and run incident in late January 2024.

On January 26, 2024, at approximately 12:05 p.m., Ridge Meadows RCMP frontline officers received and responded to a report of a hit and run incident involving a pedestrian and the Toyota in the area of 240 Street and 118 Avenue in Maple Ridge.
BC Emergency Health Services (BC EHS) attended the scene and transported the pedestrian, who had sustained a broken leg, to hospital.

The driver of the Toyota is believed to be:

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Police seeking suspect driver
Hi, my name is Corporal Julie Klaussner with the Ridge Meadows RCMP.
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I’m currently on scene at the intersection of 240 Street and 118 Avenue Maple Ridge, where a pedestrian was struck on January 26, 2024, at approximately 12 p.m.
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The vehicle is described as a white Toyota hatchback being driven by a man approximately 60 years of age, South Asian and wearing a gold turban.
If you are the driver of the vehicle, police are asking that you contact us immediately.
If you witnessed this collision or have dash camera footage, please contact police.
For more information on this check out our media release.

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Police are asking that the driver of the Toyota come forward and contact investigators.

Police are still seeking witnesses, dash camera footage and/or surveillance video from the area. If you have information, please contact the Ridge Meadows RCMP directly at 604-463-6251 and refer to File # 2024 – 1624.

If you were a witness at this scene and have been affected in any way, please do not hesitate to contact the Ridge Meadows RCMP Victim Services program at 604-467-7650.

Released by

Cpl. Julie Klaussner

Media Relations Officer
Ridge Meadows RCMP
11990 Haney Place Maple Ridge, BC V2X 9B8
Office: 604-467-7647
Email: julie.klaussner@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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