Saturday , 8 May 2021

RCMP investigating hit and run on Muriel Lake Quad Trail

Bonnyville RCMP are looking for more information with an ongoing investigation involving an OHV and a dirt bike.

A local man is suffering from a broken leg after he was driving a dirt bike on the Muriel Lake Quad Trail and was hit by a side-by-side quad on late Sunday afternoon.

He was taken to the Bonnyville Hospital where he received treatment for a broken leg, RCMP said on Wednesday.

The side by side is described as an older model 4 seat Polaris side by side UTV, which is grey and has a dent in the front right-hand side.

The grill on the vehicle side is black.

The UTV had 3 occupants, a young girl was driving, the front passenger was another young girl and the passenger in the back was a male teenager.

Neither of the three passengers were wearing helmets, RCMP said.

The driver was wearing a black sweater with some red on it. The male had blond hair and both the girls had long hair.

Anyone with information regarding this incident or the whereabout of the UTV  is urged to contact the Bonnyville RCMP.

If you have information, please call the Bonnyville RCMP at 780-343-7200. If you want to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), or by internet at www.tipsubmit.com.

You do not have to reveal your identity to Crime Stoppers, and if you provide information to Crime Stoppers that leads to an arrest(s), you may be eligible for a cash reward.

About Michael Menzies

Menzies is the editor-at-large for Connected Media Inc. Born and raised in Vermilion, he started in May 2018 during his NAIT Radio and Television practicum and reports on local politics, sports, and community issues. He became the Bonnyville Pontiacs play-by-play voice during the 2019-20 season. He also comments on provincial and national issues. Menzies hosts Connected! Evening Monday-Thursday at 5 o’clock. He also likes to buy books and read some of them.