Jogger struck by truck near Seabird Island

RCMP hoping truck driver will contact them about hit and run near Agassiz

  • Oct. 19, 2012 5:00 p.m.

Police are looking for any help in finding a driver involved in a hit and run near Seabird Island.

A man was jogging along Highway 7 and hit by a tractor trailer which failed to remain at the scene. The incident happened at about 6 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 13, just east of Agassiz. The man, 42, was jogging with two others when he was struck by an eastbound tractor trailer unit. It slowed down, then continued on its way.

The man was sent to Chilliwack General with serious but not life-threatening injuries. Witnesses say the tractor was red or brown and the trailer was white or silver. Police strongly recommend the driver come forward to provide a statement, by calling Cst. Collins of Fraser Valley Traffic Services at 604-702-4039.

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