March 5, 2019 2:05 pm
Updated: March 5, 2019 8:11 pm

Vernon RCMP ask public for information after cyclist injured in reported hit-and-run

File photograph of bikes. Vernon RCMP said a cyclist was injured in a hit-and-run in late February.

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Editor’s Note: This story has been updated to reflect a police clarification that they believe it was an SUV rather than a truck involved in this collision.

A Vernon cyclist was hurt when they were hit by a vehicle making a left turn late in the evening of Wednesday, Feb. 20.

Almost two weeks later, Vernon RCMP are making a public appeal for information about the hit-and-run.

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Police said the collision happened at the intersection of 25 Avenue and 34 A Street in Vernon around 11 p.m., and the vehicle involved in the incident was turning left from 25 Ave. onto 34 A Street.

“The RCMP is looking to speak to any witnesses or the driver…to ascertain the details of the event,” said Const. Kelly Brett.

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Police are also interested in viewing any dash-cam video of the collision that might be available.

Police said the SUV involved is a grey or tan older-model Toyota.

RCMP said the cyclist’s injuries were minor.

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