Police searching for truck driver behind several reported hit-and-runs

Feb 11 2020, 10:08 am

Police are searching for the driver behind several reported collisions that took place on Monday morning.

According to a statement from the North Vancouver RCMP, the suspect vehicle is a brown pickup truck with a camper. The first alleged collision took place just after 4 am, when a North Vancouver resident on the 200 blocks of West 25th Street “was woken up by a pick-up truck driving over his lawn.

Police say that when the homeowner went outside, the driver of the truck reportedly “struck him in the arm with a metal bar, then drove off.”

Officers began to hunt for the vehicle and say that the same truck appears to have been in a collision with a taxi, a parked car, and another motorist in the area of 29th and Lonsdale. It also struck several signs and other pieces of property.

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North Vancouver RCMP

The vehicle was reportedly found approximately 90 minutes later when an officer noticed a gate at Wagg Creek Park that had been rammed in. The truck was found abandoned on the sports field and the driver had left the scene.

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North Vancouver RCMP

At this point in time, the driver has not yet been caught but police are still receiving reports of damage dealt by the vehicle.

The North Vancouver RCMP is asking to speak to anyone who may have seen the truck on Monday morning or noticed damage to that could have been caused by the vehicle and driver.