Belleville police investigating vehicle vs. pedestrian hit-and-run

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Police in Belleville are appealing to the public for information and witnesses following a hit-and-run collision involving a pedestrian.

Police responded to an incident at the intersection of Dundas Street East and Foster Avenue on Tuesday, Feb. 20 at about 4:35 p.m., where they say a vehicle struck a 61-year-old pedestrian. Belleville Fire and Hastings-Quinte EMS also attended the scene.

Initial investigations revealed that a white Toyota, potentially a Camry, was heading southbound on Foster Avenue before turning westbound onto Dundas Street, colliding with the pedestrian.

The pedestrian sustained minor injuries and was transported to BGH for treatment. However, the vehicle responsible for the collision fled the scene. Witnesses described the vehicle’s driver as an older white male.

Police are actively pursuing the investigation and are seeking public assistance in identifying both the driver and the vehicle involved. Anyone with relevant information or who may have witnessed the incident is urged to reach out to Constable Boka at aboka@bellevilleps.ca.

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