Witnesses sought after cyclist injured in hit-and-run


2021-04-13 15:35 PDT

File # 2021-7094

Police are looking for witnesses after a cyclist injured by passing vehicle March 17th.

Richmond RCMP is asking witnesses to come forward after a vehicle towing a trailer struck a female cyclist on River Drive on the morning of March 17th.

Shortly before 9 a.m. on March 17th, 2021, a frontline officer was patrolling in the area of River Drive and No. 4 Road when he came upon a female cyclist lying on the roadway in apparent medical distress.

Investigation revealed that the 45-year old female cyclist was hit by a white, newer model pickup truck that was towing a large trailer as she entered onto the roadway from a pedestrian walkway nearby.

The cyclist was transported to a local hospital by Emergency Health Services where she was treated for serious, but non-life threatening, injuries.

Corporal Ian Henderson of the Richmond RCMP said, The female cyclist involved in this collision was injured quite badly. Fortunately, one of our frontline officers came upon her during routine patrols and was able to offer assistance. Our investigators would really like to speak with the driver of the vehicle involved, said Henderson.

If you happened to witness this incident, or if you have dash-cam video, please contact the Richmond RCMP at 604-278-1212, quoting file number 21-7094.

Should you wish to remain anonymous, please call Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or visit them online at www.solvecrime.ca

Released by

Cpl. Ian Henderson

Media Relations Officer
Richmond RCMP
11411 No. 5 Road, Richmond, BC, V7A 4E8
Office: 604-207-4747
Cell: 604-765-4528

Email: richmond_media@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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