OPP seeking motorist after 12-year-old cyclist struck, suspect fled scene

NORTH PERTH – Police are seeking information regarding an incident involving a driver failing to remain at the scene of a collision, after their vehicle collided with a 12-year-old cyclist last week.

On Aug. 5 just after 7 p.m., the Perth County OPP responded to a collision between a vehicle and a cyclist on Line 75 in the Municipality of North Perth. The investigation indicated that the vehicle collided with the pedestrian. A small grey SUV vehicle was observed speeding off.

One person was transported to hospital with minor injuries.

Anyone with information regarding this or any incident is asked to call the OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or online at www.opp.ca/reporting. Should you wish to remain anonymous you can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or leave an anonymous online message at www.hpcrimestoppers.com where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.