Huntsville hit-and-run suspect almost struck child too

Police looking for dark-coloured mid-sized vehicle

Police in Huntsville are looking for a mid-sized vehicle that was involved in one hit and run crash and narrowly avoided another.

The Ontario Provincial Police say a dark-coloured, 4-door, mid-sized vehicle struck another on Brunel Rd. around 8:30 Friday morning, then fled from the scene.

Witnesses told police the suspect vehicle continued south, passing a school bus with its lights activated, narrowly missing striking a child who was crossing the road at the same time.

Anyone with information about this is asked to contact the Huntsville OPP at (705)789-5551. You can also provide an anonymous tip online at or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).