Regina police charge man with hit-and-run involving boy and his bike

Driver allegedly hit tire of bicycle as boy was crossing street Tuesday evening

Article content

A 12-year-old boy was uninjured after a disqualified driver allegedly hit the back tire on the boy’s bicycle Tuesday evening, according to the Regina Police Service.

Article content

The incident was reported just after 7:30 p.m. when officers went to the 100 block of Rose Street, near the city’s Warehouse District.

A caller reported the alleged hit-and-run occurred near Broad Street and Fairview Road, in the city’s north end.

Officers learned the driver of a white pickup truck had been driving eastbound on Fairview Road, stopped at a stop sign and then turned right onto Broad Street, striking the rear tire of a bicycle as the boy was attempting to cross the street.

The caller followed the driver of the truck to Rose Street where the driver then pulled over.

A 25-year-old Regina man is charged with failing to stop after a collision and driving while disqualified. He due to appear in Regina Provincial Court Aug. 15.

The news seems to be flying at us faster all the time. From COVID-19 updates to politics and crime and everything in between, it can be hard to keep up. With that in mind, the Regina Leader-Post has created an Afternoon Headlines newsletter that can be delivered daily to your inbox to help make sure you are up to date with the most vital news of the day. Click here to subscribe

Leave a comment

SMM Panel