Waterloo Regional Police Investigating Three Separate Hit and Run Collisions

Cruiser blocking road. Wording says "Collision investigation"

Waterloo Region, Ontario - Members of the Waterloo Regional Police Service’s Neighbourhood Policing North Division are investigating three separate hit and run collisions involving the same suspect vehicle in Kitchener and Waterloo.

On November 14, 2021, at approximately 12:35 p.m., police responded to the area of Highland Road West and Westmount Road for a report of a collision. The driver of a green Jeep SUV had rear-ended another motor vehicle and fled the scene.

At approximately 12:40 p.m., the same green Jeep SUV was involved in a second collision in the area of Fischer Hallman Road and University Avenue West. The suspect vehicle rear-ended another vehicle and fled the scene.

At approximately 12:50 p.m., the same green Jeep SUV was involved in a third collision in the area of Bearinger Road and Corrie Crescent. A pedestrian was struck as the driver of the suspect vehicle fled the scene.

At approximately 1:25 p.m., the suspect ditched the Jeep on the off-ramp of Highway 85 South at University Avenue and fled the area on foot. 

Police were able to locate the suspect later. 

As a result of the investigation, a 17-year-old Kitchener male has been charged with four counts of failure to stop after an accident, dangerous driving, impaired operation by drug, and possession of an illegal licence.

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone who witnessed any of these collisions or has information is asked to call police at 519-570-9777 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

Occ: 21-265528 (952)

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Waterloo Regional Police Service
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519-570-9777 (WRPS) ext. 8188
publicinfo@wrps.on.ca  

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