85-year-old Kitchener man charged in Wellington County hit-and-run: OPP

Provincial police in Wellington County said they have charged an 85-year-old man from Kitchener in connection with a hit-and-run last week which sent a 15-year-old boy to hospital.

OPP reported that the collision occurred on May 31, at around 8:20 pm, on Highway 89 in South Gate Township.

They said that the teen was headed westbound on the side of the highway on a bicycle when he was hit from behind by a car.

The boy was taken to a local hospital before being transferred to a hospital in Hamilton to deal with serious non-life-threatening injuries.

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OPP say the car continued down the highway, never stopping.

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The 85-year-old Kitchener man has been charged with failing to stop at an accident resulting in bodily harm.

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