Driver charged after youth injured in hit-and-run collision in Fredericton
HALIFAX -- A man is facing charges and a 12-year-old youth is in hospital after a hit-and-run collision in Fredericton.
Police responded to the pedestrian collision on Hughes Street around 6:30 p.m. Monday.
Police say the youth was struck by a vehicle and then taken to hospital with serious injuries.
The driver had left the scene, but officers located and seized a vehicle later on.
A man was arrested and charged with failing to stop at the scene of an accident, knowing bodily harm was caused.
The man is due to appear in court at a later date.
Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the Fredericton Police Force.