Child Struck by Hit and Run Driver
Prince George, B.C. – Police in Fort St. John are trying to find the driver of a vehicle who fled after hitting a child in a pub parking lot Friday night.
The RCMP says that at about 6:30 pm on Friday a 4-year-old child was struck by a white SUV in the parking lot of a pub on 93rd Street in Fort St. John. The driver failed to remain at the scene and left the parking lot heading south on 93rd.
A news release from police says the child was taken to hospital as a precautionary measure and did not sustain any serious injuries however the “collision had the potential to cause serious harm and it is very concerning that the driver of the SUV would not remain at the scene.”
The RCMP is urging the driver to come forward and contact them and is also asking anyone with information about the incident or driver to give them a call.