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Police asking for assistance in identifying female driver

Police asking for assistance in identifying female driver
March 12th, 2019 - Police & the Community

Barrie Police is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a female driver who was involved in a motor vehicle collision involving a pedestrian.

On Monday, March 4, 2019 at approximately 7:40 a.m. a pedestrian was walking southbound on Yonge Street approaching Big Bay Point Road in the City of Barrie. The pedestrian was walking on the west side of the street across the merge lane in attempt to cross the street. While crossing within the merge lane, the pedestrian was struck by a vehicle that was turning right onto Big Bay Point Road.

The only vehicle description able to be provided was an orange/red vehicle being operated by a female in her 40’s with curly brown hair and tanned skin. The female driver did make an effort to ask if the pedestrian was injured before leaving. Police are also asking for the driver of the vehicle to contact police in order to successfully complete the investigation. 

The investigating officer is asking anyone who may have information to please contact the Barrie Police Service at 705-725-7025, ext. 2777 or  by email to [email protected]. Any information can be provided anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or leave an anonymous tip online at www.p3tips.com.

Prepared by: Peter Leon
                      Corporate Communications Coordinator

Occurrence: BA19011936

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Intersection of Yonge Street at Big Bay Point Road