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Hit-and-run crash in Vancouver leaves 30-year-old man with life-threatening injuries

Click to play video: 'VPD seeks suspect in life-threatening hit-and-run at 41st and Fraser' VPD seeks suspect in life-threatening hit-and-run at 41st and Fraser
A young man is clinging to life in hospital tonight and police are hoping the public can help them track down the driver responsible. As Grace Ke reports, the hit and run happened this morning near a Vancouver high school – Oct 12, 2021

A man is fighting for his life in the hospital after a hit-and-run crash in Vancouver early Tuesday.

Police said the 30-year-old was crossing East 41 Avenue at Fraser Street around 6:30 a.m. when he was struck by a westbound vehicle and suffered serious head injuries.

The driver, believed to be in a black pickup truck or black SUV, fled without stopping, police said.

Read more: Frightening hit-and-run on Vancouver street captured on video

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Frightening hit-and-run captured on Vancouver security camera – Oct 7, 2021

Debris from the crash, including a shoe and a hat, littered the street.

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“We need anyone with information or dash-cam footage to call police,” said Const. Tania Visintin in a press statement.

The Vancouver Police Department’s collision investigation unit can be reached at 604-717-3012.

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