Police Looking For Driver Who Hit 87-Year-Old And Sped Off
Monday June 10th, 2013
Posted at 11:35am
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On Tuesday June 5th, 2013 at approximately 10:45am Windsor Police were dispatched to a motor vehicle accident in the 2800 block of Howard Avenue. Investigation has revealed that a male driver of a red pick-up truck was exiting the driveway of Tim Horton’s attempting to turn North onto Howard Avenue.
Police say the driver was observed to check for Southbound traffic but did not check for Northbound traffic. As he pulled his vehicle forward he struck a 87 year old woman who was walking with her walker. The collision knocked her to the ground. She later required surgery to repair her left elbow.
The driver of the truck got out of his vehicle and spoke briefly with a witness who was helping the victim. The driver indicated that he was going to move his vehicle “out of the way.” Police say the driver returned to his truck and left the scene of the accident. A person of interest has been identified by investigators. Police would like to speak to additional witnesess to assist in the investigation.
Windsor Police have learned that additional witnesses may have been present and assisted with stopping traffic in the area of the collision. Police are asking anyone who may have witnessed this incident or who may have additonal information to call (519)-255-6700 ext 4211 or anonymously to Crime Stoppers at (519)-258-TIPS (8477).