Woman, 22, in intensive care after being dragged by vehicle

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WATCH ABOVE: Edmonton police are turning to the public for dashcam video after a woman was dragged by a car Saturday evening. Nicole Stillger has more – Oct 4, 2020

The Edmonton Police Service is investigating after a 22-year-old woman was was hit and dragged by a vehicle on Saturday evening.

Police were called to the area of 127 Street and 118 Avenue around 5 p.m. Saturday where they found a woman with serious injuries. She was brought to hospital and admitted to the intensive care unit.

In a Sunday news release, police said the incident happened in a convenience store parking lot in the area. Police said it’s believed the woman exited a stationary vehicle and approached the driver’s side, when she grabbed onto the vehicle while it tried to drive away. She was then allegedly dragged by the vehicle.

The woman was left near the entrance of the parking lot, according to police.

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While police said she was admitted to intensive care, on Sunday they said her injuries were not life-threatening.

The suspects drove away from the scene, and police do not have details on their vehicle to release.

Investigators are hoping to talk with anyone with dashcam video or who witnessed the incident. Edmonton police can be contacted at 780-423-4567 and tips can also be made anonymously through Crime Stoppers.

–With files from Allison Bench, Global News


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