Peel Police seek witnesses in pedestrian hit-and-run in Brampton

Linda Prakash

PEEL Regional Police’s investigators from the Major Collision Bureau continue to seek the public’s assistance in the investigation of a serious fail to remain collision that left a 45-year-old Brampton woman in serious condition.

On Monday, April 2, shortly after 10 p.m., the victim was crossing Steeles Avenue at Bramalea Road in Brampton when she was struck by a motor vehicle. The vehicle did not stop and fled the scene.

Linda Prakash, a 45-year-old female from Brampton, was transported to a Toronto trauma centre where she remains in serious condition.

Prakash sustained a fractured femur, two broken legs, fractured pelvis, several broken ribs and a fractured skull when she was hit as by a small black car.

Investigators believe the vehicle will have damage to the passenger side of the car, including damage to the passenger side mirror.

Investigators have recovered surveillance video from the area of the collision, and are confident the vehicle and driver will be identified.

Anyone who may have witnessed the collision, has dashboard video footage of the incident or who may have information regarding the actions of the pedestrian and /or driver prior to the collision is asked to contact investigators with the Major Collision Bureau at (905) 453-2121, ext. 3710. Information may also be left anonymously by calling Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), or by visiting www.peelcrimestoppers.ca.

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