HIT & RUN

 

WOODSTOCK, ON (July 28, 2022) – Woodstock Police investigating hit and run collision.

 

On Wednesday, July 27, 2022 at approximately 6:40 p.m. an unknown male driving a burgundy SUV, suspected to be a Chevrolet Equinox, on James Street, hit a child running into the road way. The SUV then stopped up the road, as the child got up and ran to their house. The SUV backed into a nearby driveway for approximately 15 seconds, then drives away. 

 

The child suffered a minor superficial injury and was transported to hospital for assessment.

 

The driver was described as a mid-30s male with brown/blonde hair and the only occupant of the vehicle.

The Woodstock Police Service would like to remind drivers to drive slowly and cautiously through residential streets and other areas children may be playing. Police would also like to remind parents to have regular conversations to remind their children of road safety measures including walking across streets at designated corners and looking in all directions before entering the roadway.

 

The Woodstock Police Service would like to encourage anyone having information about this investigation to contact the Woodstock Police Service at 519-537-2323 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).