By Kevin Rushworth
High River RCMP members have issued a warrant for the arrest of Brendan Treacy, a Calgary resident, after a hit and run collision against a pedestrian following an initial argument.
Police were first dispatched to an incident that involved people arguing outside a residence on Lineham Acres Drive, but soon received a second call of a male pedestrian hit by a vehicle a block away.
“Upon arrival to the second complaint location, officers determined the pedestrian was a male involved in the initial disturbance call,” according to an RCMP media release.
The pedestrian was struck at the corner of Seventh Street NW and Lineham Acres Drive by a black Ford F-350 driven by a male, who was determined to also have been involved in the prior argument.
“The driver of the F-350 sped out of a back alley in the area, up onto the sidewalk on Seventh Street NW and struck the victim with the front bumper of the truck,” the release stated.
The man on foot flew forward several metres down the sidewalk, RCMP said. As stated in the advisory, officers noted the F-350 left the collision scene and headed northbound on Highway 2A.
“The victim was transported to the Foothills Hospital in stable condition,” officers stated.
Members at the High River RCMP detachment have sought assistance in locating Treacy, who is the accused truck driver. Treacy now faces criminal charges.
These include dangerous operation of motor vehicle causing bodily harm, assault with a weapon and possession of stolen property over $5,000.
If people have information regarding this incident, contact the detachment at (403) 652-2357 or anonymously through Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).