Police seek witnesses in hit-a-pole-and-run case

Police are looking for a driver who failed to remain after striking a hydro pole in Oshawa.

On Saturday, August 7, at 1:25 am, members of Central East Division responded to a call for vehicle that had struck a hydro pole at the intersection of Olive Avenue and Wilson Road South. When officers arrived, a witness advised that the driver of the vehicle fled the scene on foot.

The suspect is described as: male, Black, wearing a white t-shirt.

Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward and provide statements to police. Investigators are also looking for any video surveillance or dash-cam footage from drivers in the area around the time of the collision.

If anyone has any new information pertaining to this incident, please contact Cst. Woodstock of Central East Division at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 5200.


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