Police look to identify driver involved in accident with scooter in Oakville

Shazia Nazir/ Local Journalism Initiative
Halton police are looking for a driver involved in a hit and run in Oakville.  The incident happened in the afternoon of July 20, 2021.
The male victim was operating a motorized scooter in the area of Bronte Road and Lakeshore Road West in Oakville. As he entered the pedestrian crossing, he was struck by a motor vehicle that was turning westbound onto Lakeshore Road West.
The impact knocked the victim off his scooter and into the intersection.  The driver assisted the victim in getting back on the scooter, but the two did not exchange contact information before parting ways.  The scooter operator was later transported to hospital via ambulance  with what police are describing as ‘serious injuries’
Police are seeking help with identifying the driver of the car involved in the accident.  The car is described as a two-door red Volkswagen. Anyone with information regarding this investigation to contact the Halton Regional Police at 905-825-4777 ext. 2210.  Information can also be submitted anonymously to Crime Stoppers at: 1-800-222-8477 or through their website.