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UPDATE - Police Investigate Fail to Remain Involving Young Child

UPDATE - Police Investigate Fail to Remain Involving Young Child
June 19th, 2019 - Police & the Community

Update - Police Investigate Fail to Remain Involving Young Child

As a result of the ongoing investigation into this fail to remain collision, investigators from the Barrie Police Service Traffic Unit have summonsed a 28-year old male from Barrie to appear at the Provincial Offences Court located at 45 Cedar Point Drive in the City of Barrie on Friday, September 27, 2019 at 9:00 a.m.

The driver of the vehicle involved is facing the following charges under the Highway Traffic Act (HTA):

  • Careless Driving Cause Bodily Harm , Section 130(3), HTA
  • Fail to Report, Section 199(1), HTA
  • Fail to Remain. Section 200(1)(a), HTA.

The Barrie Police wish to thank the public for their assistance in this investigation.

 


The Barrie Police Service is appealing to the public for assistance after a fail to remain collision occurred in the City of Barrie.

On Sunday, June 16, 2019, at 12:58 p.m., a 9-year old Barrie boy was riding his bicycle on Agnes Street when a car travelling in the same direction came into contact with him causing him to fall from his bike onto the roadway. The driver got out for a brief moment, but jumped back into his car only to drive away at a high rate of speed. The entire incident was captured by a home video surveillance camera. The young cyclist sustained non-life threatening injuries as a result of this fail to remain collision.

The involved motor vehicle, which is believed to be a white Chrysler 300 has black sport style rims and should have some damage to the passenger side, front right corner. The driver is described as male tanned, heavy build, short black curly hair and was dressed in all black clothing.

Anyone with information on this fail to remain is asked to contact Constable Guerrero at 705-725-7025, ext. 2628 or by email at [email protected]. You can also contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or leave an anonymous tip online at www.p3tips.com.

Police are encouraging the driver to either contact the investigating officer or attend to the Barrie Police Service Headquarters located at 29 Sperling Drive so that this collision can be properly investigated.

Prepared by: Peter Leon
                     Corporate Communications Coordinator

Occurrence: BA19032761