Police want to know: Who was the driver of van that backed into scooter?

Kamloops RCMP are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the driver of a van who hit a motorized wheelchair.

rcmppatch2On Jan. 5, just before 3 p.m., police received a report that a scooter had been hit by a silver van.   The incident occurred behind Thrift City in the 300 block of Seymour Street.

Cpl. Jodie Shelkie said today (Jan 9, 2016) the van backed up and hit the wheelchair. The driver of the wheelchair did not receive any injuries but there was damage to the scooter. The driver of the van got out and spoke to the driver of the scooter but left before sharing his name or vehicle insurance information.

If you know who the driver of the silver van was or if you are the driver, please contact the Kamloops RCMP at 250-828-3000.

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