Police seek witnesses in Alaska Highway hit & run

May 10, 2023
Whitehorse, Yukon

News release

Whitehorse RCMP are appealing to the public to assist in identifying the driver of a truck with a camper after a hit and run collision on the April 29, 2023.

At approximately 11:45 pm on Saturday, April 29, 2023, police attended a collision on the Alaska Highway between 12th Avenue and Wann Road, in the Porter Creek neighbourhood of Whitehorse, YT. According to a witness, a truck with a camper on the back was travelling northbound, crossed into the southbound lane, and sideswiped another vehicle. The driver of the second vehicle then lost control and went into the ditch, while the truck continued northbound without stopping. The driver and only occupant of the second vehicle had non-life threatening injuries in addition to significant damage to their vehicle.

The suspect vehicle is a truck, possibly a Ford F-250 or similar style, and is believed to have significant damage to the light-coloured camper. Police hope to speak with anyone who witnessed this event or who has dashcam footage or surveillance video from the area that may show the vehicle leaving the scene.

Anyone with information about this vehicle or this incident is encouraged to contact Whitehorse RCMP at 867 667 5551 or to remain anonymous, contact Crimestoppers by phone at 867-667-6715 or online at www.crimestoppersyukon.ca.

No further information about the other vehicle or its driver will be released in order to protect their privacy.


Contact information

Cst. C. McCann
Whitehorse RCMP
4100 4th Avenue, Whitehorse, YT

File number: 2023-575854

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