Calgary man charged in December hit and run that injured 2 pedestrians

Police said a dark-coloured sedan hit two pedestrians in the intersection near Westbrook Mall and fled the scene. . Devon Simmons / Global News

Calgary police have laid charges in a hit-and-run crash in December that badly injured two pedestrians.

The pedestrians were hit while in the intersection of 37 Street and 13 Avenue Southwest at around 1:30 a.m. on Dec. 13.

Police said one of them, a 37-year-old man, was taken to hospital in critical condition, while a 38-year-old woman was transported to hospital with serious injuries.

The driver didn’t stay at the scene, police said.

Read more: Calgary police investigate early Sunday morning hit-and-run

On Friday, police said the woman has been released from hospital and is recovering at home, however, the man is still in hospital in serious but stable condition.

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Steven Albert Henry Verdenhalven, 28, is charged with two counts of hit and run causing bodily harm and one count of careless driving.

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