Car wash hit and run

A truck caused damage to Fernie Quality Car Wash in a hit and run incident on Friday, July 10.

A truck caused damage to Fernie Quality Car Wash in a hit and run incident on Friday, July 10.

The vehicle, described as a white Ford F-150 with white door handles, a large moon roof and tinted windows, was being washed in Bay 3 of the car wash.

Upon leaving the business, the truck entered Bay 5, cutting the corner too closely and causing damage to the building’s doorframe as well as potential damage to the truck itself.

The driver of the truck is described as a female in her 40s, with short dark hair.

The passenger of the vehicle was an older female approximated to be 60-70 years of age.

Security camera footage captured the incident, but unfortunately not the truck’s license plates.

“The RCMP is asking that if anyone has any further information regarding this incident, or if the driver themselves would like to step forward, please do,” said Sgt. Will Thien.

Thien approximated over $1,000 in damage is observed at this time due to the incident, though official assessments are pending.

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