April 23, 2019 12:56 pm
Updated: April 24, 2019 12:23 pm

Police release security video of alleged hit-and-run in Markham

WATCH ABOVE: Investigators hope someone will recognize the vehicle and contact them.


York Regional Police have released security footage of an alleged hit-and-run in Markham Monday evening that left two people injured.

In the video released Tuesday morning by investigators, a white pickup truck can be seen making a left turn from southbound Yonge Street onto Meadowview Avenue.

The vehicle then appears to strike two pedestrians who are walking on a crosswalk before stopping briefly and then fleeing the scene.

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Officers are asking anyone who may recognize the truck to call investigators.

Police said the incident occurred around 8:15 p.m. and left a 44-year-old man with minor injuries and a 45-year-old woman with life-threatening injuries.

She was transported to Sunnybrook Hospital following the collision and remains there with serious injuries.

Police are encouraging the driver of the pickup to contact them.

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Investigators said they are also looking to speak to the occupants of a white compact sport utility vehicle that was stopped at the light travelling on Meadowview Avenue and likely witnessed the collision.

Anyone with information or dash-cam video of the collision is being asked to contact police at 1-866-876-5423 ext. 7704 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477.

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