Suspect wanted after hit-and-run in Georgina leaves senior with serious injuries

York Regional Police officer pictured in Kingston, Ontario on Saturday October 23, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS IMAGES/Lars Hagberg. . THE CANADIAN PRESS IMAGES/Lars Hagberg

Police are seeking to identify a suspect after a hit-and-run in Georgina, Ont.

York Regional Police said on Thursday at around 7:37 p.m., officers received a report that an 88-year-old pedestrian had been struck by a vehicle in the Metro Road North area.

Police said the victim was taken to hospital with serious injuries.

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Investigators are now seeking to identify the driver of an older model, silver Mercedes hatchback.

Police said the suspect vehicle is missing its passenger side mirror.

Officers said the vehicle was travelling from Jackson’s Point, headed westbound across Metro Road at around 7:30 p.m.

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Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 1-866-876-5423 ext, 7704 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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