Friday , 27 May 2022
Arthur C. Green/Lakeland Connect

St. Paul RCMP investigate hit and run -Update- Charges laid

The St. Paul RCMP were seeking public assistance in identifying the driver responsible for a pedestrian hit and run. Well now they have identified the driver responsible and have laid charges.

On Jan. 28, at about 7:10 p.m., St. Paul RCMP, RCMP Forensic Collison Reconstruction, St. Paul Fire Department and EMS responded to a hit and run collision on Highway 29.

As a result of the investigation Zachary William Machura, 28, of Vilna, has been charged with:

  •  Failing to remain at the scene of a collision Section 320.16 Criminal Code

Machura is scheduled to appear in St. Paul Provincial Court on Mar. 24, 2022.

As this matter is now before the court, no further information can be released.


*Correction – Charges have been amended to include only Failing to remain at scene of collision, Section 320.16 of the Criminal Code. Correction sent by the RCMP on February 1st at 10:30 a.m.

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Arthur C. Green is an award winning journalist and is from Whitbourne Newfoundland. Green graduated from the CNA Journalism Program. Arthur also studied Business Marketing and Political Science at Memorial University in Essex England and St. John's Newfoundland. Green has worked for such organizations as CBC, CBC Radio, NTV, Saltwire, Great West Media, CKLB Radio, River Radio, Vista Radio, and Postmedia. He also loves Jiggs Dinner and can fillet a Codfish.