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Transport truck flees after pedestrian suffers life-threatening injuries

Pedestrian mounted truck, a confrontation ensued that led to injury; OPP seeking help to track down driver
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GRAVENHURST - Bracebridge Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers responded to an incident on Bethune Drive near Violet Street in Gravenhurst on Sunday, May 30, 2021 at 8:10 p.m. involving a transport truck and a pedestrian.

The pedestrian mounted the transport truck and a confrontation ensued that resulted in the man falling as the truck was put into motion. The operator of the truck fled the scene and is still outstanding. The transport is described as a blue Freightliner conventional bearing Ontario Marker BK46352.

The pedestrian, a 47-year-old Gravenhurst man, was transported to hospital and later transferred to a Toronto area hospital with life-threatening injuries.

The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to please call Bracebridge OPP at (888)310-1122 or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477. You can submit your information online if you have any information on this crime or any other crime. Crime Stoppers does not subscribe to call display and you will remain anonymous. Being anonymous, you will not testify in court and your information may lead to a cash reward of up to $2,000.