Driver of car in collision with pedestrian sought by police

The public’s assistance is being sought by the Barrie Police Service to help identify a female driver who was in a motor vehicle collision involving a pedestrian.
On Monday, March 4, at approximately 7:40 a.m., a pedestrian was walking southbound on Yonge Street approaching Big Bay Point Road in Barrie. The pedestrian was walking on the west side of the street across the merge lane in an attempt to cross the street. While crossing within the merge lane, the pedestrian was struck by a vehicle that was turning right onto Big Bay Point Road, police report.
The only vehicle description able to be provided was of an orange/red vehicle operated by a female in her 40s, with curly brown hair and tanned skin. The female driver did make an effort to ask if the pedestrian was injured before leaving. Police are also asking for the driver of the vehicle to contact police in order to successfully complete the investigation.
The investigating officer is asking anyone who may have information to please contact the Barrie Police Service at 705-725-7025, ext. 2777 or  by email to 7498@barriepolice.ca. Any information can be provided anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or leave an anonymous tip online at www.p3tips.com.

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