Kingston Police seeking information on hit-and-run on Highway 2

A stock photo of a white utility van. Kingston Police are seeking a similar vehicle, possibly GMC or Chevrolet, in connection with a hit-and-run on Highway 2.

Kingston Police are seeking the public’s help in identifying the vehicle and driver involved in a serious collision on Highway 2 on Friday morning. On Friday, Oct. 11, 2019 at approximately 7:40 a.m. a vehicle travelling eastbound on Highway 2 near Channelview Road struck a pedestrian and then failed to remain at the scene to render assistance. The suspect vehicle was last seen travelling east on Highway 2.

Kingston Police responded and after further investigation are releasing a description of the suspect vehicle in the hopes that a member of the public will assist them in identifying it.

The vehicle is described as a white cargo style van believed to be either a GMC or Chevrolet.The suspect van sustained damage to its front end.

The pedestrian sustained serious injuries, was treated by Frontenac Paramedics and transported to Kingston General Hospital.

Kingston Police accident reconstructionists and investigators on the scene on Highway 2 after a pedestrian was struck on Friday, Oct. 11, 2019. Photo by Lucas Mulder.

Police are asking that any motorists that may have been in the area who have dash-cam video recorders to check their recorded footage for possible sightings of the suspect vehicle.

This could include anyone who was driving in the area of Highway 2, Middle Road, Joyceville Road, and Howe Island Ferry Road. Anyone with information, please contact Detective Alblas at 613-549-4660 ext. 6267 or via email at [email protected] can also provide tips anonymously by calling the Kingston Police general number 613-549-4660 ext. 0 and asking to remain anonymous.

Highway 2 remains closed from Retreat Lane to Channelview Road with a marked detour. Police expect the highway to be reopened sometime between 2:30 and 4:30 p.m.

Police blocking off a section of Highway 2 as their investigation into a pedestrian hit-and-run on Friday, Oct. 11, 2019 continues. Photo by Lucas Mulder.

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