A 33-year-old Ottawa man is dead after being hit by a van on Baseline Road, just east of Woodroffe Avenue, and police are looking for witnesses.
Officers say a white, 2009 Chevrolet van hit a pedestrian in a parking lot just before 8:56 p.m., Tuesday, September 15.
The pedestrian was taken to hospital and later succumbed to injuries suffered in the collision.
Joly Bourgeois, 35, of Ottawa, has been charged with:
- Dangerous Operation of a conveyance causing death
- Fail to stop at scene of an accident knowing that, or reckless as to whether, the conveyance was involved in an accident with a person
He is scheduled to appear in court later Wednesday.
Witnesseses are being asked to contact the Ottawa Police Collision Investigation Section at 613-236-1222, ext. 2481, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Anonymous tips can be submitted by calling Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-222-8477 or at crimestoppers.ca.