Suspect in Fatal Richmond Hill Hit and Run Arrested
A 53-year-old man has been arrested in Thursday morning's fatal hit and run in Richmond Hill.
Police were called to Yonge Street north of Stouffville Road at around 3:30 a.m., after a male pedestrian was struck by a black 2007 Honda Fit.
Officers at the scene determined the pedestrian had first been struck by a silver 2007 Mercedes R23 station wagon that fled the scene. The pedestrian was then struck by the Honda and the driver immediately contacted police.
The pedestrian, a 30-year-old man from Toronto died at the scene.
The driver of the Honda, a 21-year-old male from Richmond Hill and the passenger, a 23-year-old female also from Richmond Hill, were not injured.
Police say the driver of the Mercedes turned himself in at around 9 p.m., Thursday.
Police say Choo-Beng Quah, of Richmond Hill has been charged with: failing to stop at the scene of an accident, failing to stop at the scene of accident causing bodily harm, and failing to stop at the scene of and accident causing death.
He is expected to make a court appearance in Newmarket on Friday.
Anyone with information is asked to call police.