Pemberton RCMP looking for truck that hit pedestrian, then drove off with them

Pemberton RCMP say they are looking for a white, late model Chevrolet truck that allegedly hit a pedestrian on Highway 99 and then drove off with the victim.

Police ask for help in trying to find both the victim and the driver

A witness took this picture of a white, Chevrolet truck that police say struck a pedestrian on Highway 99, near Portage Road on Feb. 6, 2016. (Pemberton RCMP)

Pemberton RCMP say they are looking for a white, late model Chevrolet truck that allegedly hit a pedestrian on Highway 99 and then drove off with the victim.

"The report was that a pickup truck had hit a pedestrian on the shoulder of the road," said Sgt. Rob Knapton with Whistler RCMP in a release. "The driver then stopped and got the pedestrian into the truck and drove away."

Knapton says another vehicle — a blue SUV — also pulled up beside the pickup and stopped.

The incident happened close to 11:15 a.m. PT on Saturday while witnesses told police that the pickup left the scene and headed north on Highway 99 near Portage Road.

Police say a search of the area and the local clinic turned up nothing related to the investigation.

"We are looking to identify and speak with the driver of [the blue SUV] or anyone who may have any information related to this incident," he said.

Pemberton RCMP can be reached at 604-894-6126, or through Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

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