13-year-old boy suffers "serious injuries" in Burnaby hit-and-run

Dec 24 2019, 10:25 am

Burnaby RCMP are investigating a hit and run which left a 13-year-old boy with serious injuries on Monday.

In a release, police said the incident took place at 5:25 pm at the intersection of 17th Avenue and Humphries Avenue in Burnaby.

“The boy was transported to hospital with serious injuries including broken bones and a concussion,” police said. “The driver and vehicle suspected of hitting the boy did not stay at the scene after the collision took place.”

Police said they currently have no description of the suspect vehicle and are now asking for the public’s help in locating the driver and vehicle involved in this collision.

“If you were in the area of 17th Avenue and Humphries Street between 5 pm and 5:45 pm, yesterday and witnessed anything suspicious such as a vehicle speeding or skidding on the roadway you are asked to contact Burnaby RCMP immediately,” police said.

They’re also asking anyone who may have home surveillance or dashcam footage to contact police at 604-646-9999.

Those who wish to leave an anonymous tip can do so by contacting Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), or by leaving a tip online.