January 23rd, 2021

Police seeking driver, damaged car in hit and run

By Jensen, Randy on August 18, 2020.

UPDATE: Lethbridge Police say they have located a red Volkswagen Jetta and tentatively identified the driver in connection with a hit and run last week.

Police thank the public for the tips provided which assisted in locating the vehicle and tentatively identifying the driver.

The investigation is ongoing at this time.



Lethbridge Police are seeking the public’s assistance to identify the driver and locate a red Volkswagen Jetta that likely sustained front-end damage in a hit-and-run collision where a male was run over.

On Aug. 12 police responded to Chinook Regional Hospital after a 37-year-old male was admitted with injuries sustained following a hit and run. Investigation determined the male and a female acquaintance were driving along 10 Street North at the intersection with 3 Avenue North when they were involved in an altercation with another vehicle. Both vehicles pulled over and the confrontation continued culminating with the male being run over in the street. The female drove the male to CRH and he was later transported to Calgary. He remains in hospital in serious but stable condition.

Investigators have determined the subject vehicle to be a 2000s model red Volkswagen Jetta.

Anyone with information about the driver or vehicle is asked to call police at 403-328-4444 or Crime Stoppers 1-800-222-8477. Anonymous tips can also be submitted online at http://www.p3tips.com. Crime Stoppers will pay cash for information leading to an arrest.

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