Serious hit-and-run pedestiran crash leads Brampton driver to surrender to police
Published November 15, 2023 at 2:12 pm
Police have charged a Brampton driver allegedly behind the wheel in a crash that left a pedestrian with serious injuries in Waterloo.
The collision happened around 12 a.m. on Nov. 4 on Homer Watson Boulevard in Waterloo near Pioneer Drive with Waterloo Regional Police saying a vehicle had crashed with a male pedestrian.
The suspect was believed to be driving a four-door silver or grey Dodge Charger and took off after the crash, and police say the 31-year-old male pedestrian was rushed to hospital with serious injuries
Police released images of the suspect vehicle and put out multiple calls for information from the public, and last Friday police say a 24-year-old driver from Brampton turned himself in to police.
Waterloo Regional Police have charged a 24-year-old Brampton male with one count of fail to stop at an accident involving bodily harm.
Police have not released the name of the accused, who is scheduled to appear in court on Dec. 6 to answer the charge.
Investigators are still asking anyone who witnessed this incident or may have dashcam footage from the area at the time of the crash to contact the Waterloo Regional Police Service at 519-570-9777 ext. 8856.
If you wish to remain anonymous you can also contact Ontario Crime Stoppers by calling 1-800-222-TIPS (8477)insauga's Editorial Standards and Policies advertising