December 7, 2018 1:29 pm

Police looking for driver who struck pedestrian in Oshawa and fled: Durham police

Durham Regional Police are seeking a driver who failed to remain at the scene of a collision after a woman was struck while crossing the street in Oshawa.

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Durham Regional Police are looking for a driver who failed to remain after a pedestrian was struck in Oshawa.

Officers said they responded to the call on Dec. 6 at around 6 p.m. for a 48-year-old woman who was struck while walking her dog at the intersection of Wilson Road North and Hillcroft Street, just south of Rossland Road East and Wilson Road North.

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Investigators said she was struck by a vehicle travelling southbound at the intersection while she was crossing the street.

Officers said the victim suffered multiple serious, but non-life-threatening injuries and was transported to hospital for treatment. They said the dog was not injured in the incident.

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Police describe the vehicle as a dark-coloured, four-door car that’s possibly a Chevrolet.

Anyone with additional information that might identify the driver is asked to call police at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 5100, or contact Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477.

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