Regina’s Albert Street, which was closed to vehicle traffic earlier this morning, as the result of a fatal, vehicle-pedestrian collision, is open once again. The Regina Police Service is continuing to investigate this hit & run collision that resulted in the death of a 17 year-old Reginafemale. The collision occurred near the intersection of 9th Avenue and Albert Street. Initially, police closed Albert Street between 8th Avenue and Saskatchewan Drive in order to gather evidence. As this phase of the investigation is now complete, the road is open again to both north and south-bound traffic. Analysis of the evidence gathered is ongoing.
The collision occurred at about 3:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 14, 2012. Police were dispatched just after 3:03 this morning, for a report of an injured person lying in the south-bound lanes of Albert Street, near the intersection of Albert and9th Avenue. The person was the victim of an apparent vehicle-pedestrian collision. Police and EMS attended andEMSpronounced the victim, a 17 year-old female, deceased at the scene. The Coroner also attended. The vehicle involved in this collision left the scene. The victim has been identified and her next-of-kin are being notified; however, her name will not be released at this early stage. This investigation is ongoing.
Police are asking anyone who may have information, and has not already been spoken to by police, to contact the Regina Police Service at 777-6500 or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.