The family of a 65-year-old woman has made an emotional plea for two drivers involved in a hit-and-run in Bradford to surrender.
The family of 65-year-old Jesuina Pereira of #Bradford appeal to the two hit-and-run drivers that struck her last Friday night to do the right thing and come forward. Son Rick, daughter-in-law Rita and husband Joe spoke at a media conference today at SSPS South Division. pic.twitter.com/OIlxwZ13qA— South Simcoe Police (@SouthSimcoePS) January 29, 2021
South Simcoe Police said Jasuina Pereira was crossing West Park Avenue on Holland Street West on Jan 22. around 7 p.m. when she was struck by a white SUV. Pereira was then hit 16 seconds later by a grey sedan.
Investigators said both drivers knew they struck someone.
Police are asking the public to come forward with dashcam or surveillance video from the area on the night of the incident, and to contact Det. Sgt. Kai Johnson at 905-775-3311, 705-436-2141, ext 1040, by email, or Crime Stoppers.
Pereira remains in a Toronto trauma centre for treatment of serious injuries she suffered in the collision.
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