Pemberton RCMP looking for truck that hit pedestrian, then drove off with them
Police ask for help in trying to find both the victim and the driver
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).