On Saturday November 12, 2022, at 9:56 p.m., Barrie Police responded to a report of pedestrian struck personal injury collision near 555 Bayview Drive. The male pedestrian had been struck by a motor vehicle that was travelling southbound on Bayview Drive that failed to remain at the scene after the collision.
The pedestrian, who is a resident of Barrie and in his early 70’s was seriously injured as a result of this fail to remain collision. He was initially transported to a local hospital and was later taken to a Toronto area trauma centre where he was treated and released for non-life-threatening injuries.
Traffic investigators were able to confirm that the suspect vehicle was a Honda Accord and that it would be missing the driver’s side sideview mirror.
As a result of information received from a member of the public, detectives from the Barrie Police Traffic Unit located the motor vehicle in question and yesterday arrested a 54-year-old Barrie man who has been charged with Fail to Stop at Accident Causing Bodily Harm. He is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Barrie on February 13, 2023.
The Barrie Police Service wish to thank the public for their assistance in this investigation and in particular those who provided tips to investigators that led them to finding and holding the driver responsible for their actions.
|Prepared by:||Corporate Communications Coordinator, Peter Leon|