Police Searching for Driver After Pedestrian Struck, Seriously Injured in Brampton


Police are continuing to investigate after a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle early Sunday morning (March 17).

Shortly after 4:25 a.m., police say 21 year old Navindra Sookramsingh (pictured above) was walking southbound on West Drive between the intersections of Clark Drive and Orenda Boulevard.

Witnesses report that as Sookramsingh was on the roadway a southbound vehicle similar to a beige Toyota Corolla struck him throwing him more than 20 meters,” police say.

Sookramsingh remains at a trauma centre in critical condition with multiple broken bones, facial and internal injuries.

The vehicle, which received minor damage to its front, did not remain on scene.

Police are appealing for the driver to contact a lawyer and surrender to police.

"We recognize that you are probably frightened by what happened; we are hoping that you will do the right thing and turn yourself in," said Detective Sergeant Gary Carty of the Major Collision Bureau.

Investigators are also asking witnesses or anyone with video footage of the incident to contact them at 905-453-2121, ext. 3710.

Photo courtesy of Peel Regional Police

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