Niagara Police investigating Welland man attacked with crowbar and run over by truck

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Police in Niagara Region say a man who was attacked with a crowbar and then run over by a pickup truck in Welland is fighting for his life.

According to police, the targeted attacked occurred following a minor vehicle collision yesterday (April 4) in the area of Alberta St. and Ontario Rd. in Welland at around 6:30 p.m.

They say the 28-year-old victim was assaulted by two men, one armed with a crowbar. When the victim fell onto the street he was then struck by a pickup truck that was driving by.

The victim was taken to hospital where he is in life-threatening condition.

Police are now looking for the two men responsible.

One is described as white, 45-years-old, 6-foot-4, 240 lbs. and wearing a tan-coloured coat,

The second man is white, 25-years-old, 5-foot-9 and wearing a purple and white hoodie.

Anyone with information is asked to call detectives at 905-688-4111 ext. 1009077

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