POLICE – 13-year-old boy hurt in hit and run at Seymour Street crosswalk

(Image: RCMP)

Kamloops RCMP are asking for the public’s help in identifying a driver/vehicle involved in a hit and run this afternoon, Nov. 19, 2019.

A 13-year-old boy was crossing Seymour Street in the crosswalk at 8th Avenue at 2 p.m. when a car struck him.  Police said the vehicle did not stop after the collision and proceeded down Seymour Street and away from the scene. The boy was taken to a local medical facility with non-life threatening injuries.

The suspect vehicle is described as a black, newer-model Buick Encore.  It may or may not have damage to the front left quarter panel.

If you have any information regarding this vehicle or who the driver might be, contact Kamloops RCMP at 250-828-3000 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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