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Pedestrian Youth Hit And Run

The New Westminster Police Service is investigating a hit & run motor vehicle collision that occurred on 6th Avenue between 2nd Street and 4th Street.

Shortly after 6:30 AM this morning a 19 year old male was riding his skate board, on the side walk, travelling East on 6th Avenue, on his way to a local day care where he works. He was struck by a vehicle as he crossed the street.

It is believed the victim may have lost consciousness for a few moments and when he awoke, the suspect vehicle was gone. The victim received medical attention at the hospital and is recovering from his non-life threatening injuries.

The suspect vehicle is described as light colored and is likely a truck or SUV size vehicle. Minimal damage is expected to be visible on the front end of the suspect vehicle.

Anyone with any information concerning this incident please contact the New Westminster Police Service.