Update: Hit and run suspect identified
West District RCMP have released the photo of a man suspected in a hit and run near Meductic, N.B.
On February 4, 2017, at approximately 4:20 p.m., the Woodstock RCMP received a report of a collision that occurred on the Trans-Canada Highway. A dark blue, extended cab, pickup truck entered the eastbound lane of the highway via the on-ramp and struck a transport truck that was travelling in the same direction, resulting in significant damage to both vehicles. The driver of the pickup truck did not stop and continued travelling eastward on the highway.
The pickup truck is believed to have had a Saskatchewan licence plate and likely sustained significant damage around the driver's side front bumper.
It is believed the suspect was at the Irving Big Stop in Lincoln, N.B. around 5:00 p.m. on February 4, 2017, where police obtained video footage of the suspect and his vehicle. He is described as a Caucasian male, approximately 6'0" tall with dark facial hair.
Anyone who may have witnessed this collision or who may be able to identify the pickup truck or its driver is asked to contact the Woodstock RCMP at 506-325-3000. If you wish to remain anonymous, please contact Crime Stoppers toll free at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), by texting TIP212 + your message to 'CRIMES' (274637), or by Secure Web Tips at www.crimenb.ca.