Man hit on Lougheed Highway

RCMP looking for Mercedes-Benz sprinter van.

  • Feb. 24, 2015 7:00 a.m.

Police are looking for the driver of a white van that struck a man crossing Lougheed Highway in the dark on Saturday .

Just before 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 21, a male pedestrian was struck by a white van as he crossed Lougheed Highway, just west of 216th Street. The van stopped briefly before driving away from the scene.

B.C. Ambulance Service attended and took the victim to hospital.

“The victim in this hit-and-run crash sustained significant, non-life-threatening injuries, and he remains in hospital,” said Cpl. Alanna Dunlop.

Police know the vehicle is a white Mercedes-Benz Sprinter van.

“The vehicle sustained damage to the passenger side which will be very noticeable.”

 

Gas station robbed

Two thieves stole cash, cigarettes and lottery tickets from Chevron gas station Saturday morning.

Ridge Meadows RCMP Cpl. Alanna Dunlop said two heavy-set white men in their 20s, one 5’11” and the other 5’6”, entered the gas station store on Harris Road at about 7:45 a.m. A weapon was involved in the robbery.

The get-away car involved in the heist, in the 12200-block of Harris, was a silver-grey four-door sedan that was last seen heading north on Harris Rd., towards Lougheed Highway.

Both were wearing dark clothing.

• Anyone with more information is asked to call Ridge Meadows RCMP at 604-463-6251.

CrimeStoppers: 1-800-222-8477 or solvecrime.ca.

 

 

 

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