Police are looking for driver in scary Victoria hit-and-run caught on camera

Victoria police are appealing for the driver to report in a hit-and-run collision that was captured on camera Thursday morning.

The accident happened just after noon. 9 at the intersection of Bay and Blanshard streets, where police say a woman was crossing the street at a green light.

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Investigators say a person driving in a silver or gray MINI Countryman hit the woman at the pedestrian crossing, then continued through the red light, nearly missing other vehicles at the intersection.

Police said several people came to help the victim, who was brought to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.


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The MINI driver did not stop and fled north. In the video, the vehicle can be seen having several windows covered with cleared snow.

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Police say the suspected vehicle may have damaged the front helmet and bumper area.

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Investigators are also hoping to talk to the driver of a Tesla Model Y who was about to turn left at the intersection, who may have additional video of the collision.

Anyone with additional video of the incident or information that may assist the investigation, please contact Victoria Police at 250-995-7654 or Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 if they wish to remain anonymous.

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