Police investigate fail to remain collision

Your Orangeville Police Service is investigating a fail to remain collision that occurred Saturday night at the intersection of Jay Crescent and Rolling Hills Drive.

On Saturday, October 26, 2019, at approximately 10:45 p.m., a witness reports that a vehicle was travelling north on Rolling Hills Drive when it stopped in the middle of the roadway and proceeded to do a “burn out”. The vehicle then sped off accelerating to what was described as a high rate of speed. The vehicle attempted to turn right onto Jay Crescent but lost control due to the speed. The vehicle left the roadway and drove onto the front lawn of a residence striking several large landscaping rocks. The vehicle made its way back onto Rolling Hills Drive and continued northbound.

The vehicle is described as a white or light grey Dodge Journey with a compact spare tire on the rear passenger side. The front end was damaged and the vehicle’s front skid plate broke off after colliding with the rocks. The skid plate was seized by police. The driver was described as male white, approximately 25 years old, with short brown hair, a beard, wearing a turquoise hoodie. The witness advised that there were three male passengers all approximately 25 years old and all wearing dark clothing.

Police are continuing their investigation and would like to hear from anyone who might have witnessed the collision or who has information regarding the identity of the driver who fled the scene. Anyone who has further information is asked to contact the Orangeville Police Service at 519-941-2522 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at www.crimestopperssdm.com.

Posted on October 30, 2019