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Police seeking witnesses after hit-and-run in Whitby, Ont.

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Police are seeking to speak to witnesses after a hit-and-run in Whitby.

Durham Regional Police said on Tuesday at around 3:50 p.m., officers received a reported that a pedestrian had been struck in a private parking lot at 80 Thickson Road South.

Officers said the victim — a 23-year-old driver — was in the parking lot when the suspect vehicle “made minor contact with her car.”

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Police said the suspect vehicle — a beige or tan SUV — allegedly drove away.

Officers said the driver ran after the vehicle and tried to stop them from leaving.

“The female was dragged and sustained serious but non-life-threatening injuries,” police said in a news release. “The victim was taken to a trauma centre and the suspect vehicle was last seen going southbound on Thickson Road.”

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Anyone who may have witnessed the incident, or who may have dashcam or other video footage, is asked to contact police or Crime Stoppers.

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