BLACK PRESS FILE PHOTO If anyone has knowledge of this crime or any other or who is responsible, please contact the Port Hardy RCMP at 250-949-6335.

Port Hardy RCMP need help locating the driver involved in a hit and run

“The injured man was taken to the hospital with possible head and neck injuries.”

A 4×4 driver turning doughnuts on a Port Hardy ballfield before hitting an injuring another man who came to investigate is wanted by the police.

“At approximately 9 p.m. on Feb. 28, a male flagged down an off-duty police officer regarding a pedestrian hit and run on the ball fields near Park Drive in Port Hardy,” said Cst. Rebekah Draht via press release.

“According to witnesses on scene, a truck was driving erratically and doing doughnuts on the ball field. When the victim went to speak with the young male driver to ask him to stop, the driver hit him with the truck before leaving the scene. The injured man was taken to the hospital with possible head and neck injuries.”

The vehicle is described as a 2008 to 2012 red Ford F350, with a raised suspension and possibly a flat bed or wood side panelling. the driver is beleived to be a young male.

If you have information about this incident, contact the Port Hardy RCMP at 250-949-6335 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477.

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