Two pedestrians injured in hit and run, driver flees scene

Red Deer City RCMP are searching for a pickup truck driver who was involved in a hit and run that sent two pedestrians to hospital early Friday night.

Red Deer City RCMP are searching for a pickup truck driver who was involved in a hit and run that sent two pedestrians to hospital early Friday night.

Police say a 47-year-old man and 58 year-old woman were struck by a vehicle on Taylor Drive, north of 67th Street, around 7:30 p.m. The two pedestrians were taken to Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre. Both are listed in stable condition. The driver of the vehicle did not remain at the scene.

Witnesses described the vehicle as a silver or grey GMC or Chevrolet SUV.

Police are asking any witnesses to contact their local RCMP detachment and for the public to report any vehicles matching that description with recent front end damage.

To report call the Red Deer City RCMP detachment at 403-406-2300 or the Central Alberta Crime Stoppers at 1-888-222-TIPS (8477).

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