Revelstoke RCMP seek driver after teenage cyclist hit by pickup

The driver of a black pickup truck left the scene of after striking a teenage cyclist on Victoria Road. Police want to speak with her.

Revelstoke RCMP are asking a driver who struck a teenage cyclist and then left the scene to come forward.

The incident happened at the intersection of Boyle Avenue and Victoria Road on Monday, May 14 at about 4:30 p.m.

Staff-Sgt. Jacquie Olsen said that a teenage male cyclist was riding in the intersection when he was struck by a pickup truck.

The boy was bruised and injured in the back and hip area. He was able to get home and was then taken to Queen Victoria Hospital for treatment. His bike also received minor damage.

The driver of the pickup truck did not stop at the scene of the incident. “There is a possibility that she was unaware that a collision had occurred,” Olsen said.

The description: The black pickup truck was driven by a young lady with shoulder-length dark hair.

Police are asking the young lady or anyone who knows her to contact the Revelstoke RCMP at 250-837-5255 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.



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