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Appeal for witnesses after 11 year old girl struck in crosswalk

New Westminster – An 11 year old girl sustained non-life threatening injuries after being struck in a hit and run last Thursday afternoon.

The girl was hit as she was in the crosswalk at 12th Street and 7th Avenue at approximately 5:00pm. It is believed that she was struck by a silver or grey SUV, which may have damage to the passenger side mirror.

“This hit and run happened in very thick fog,” stated Sergeant Jeff Scott. “Because of incidents like this we are appealing to drivers to please drive for the conditions, use your headlights, and watch for pedestrians.”

If anyone witnessed this incident, please contact the New Westminster Police Department at 604-525-5411.