On February 17, 2022, at approximately 5:52AM, 2 District Niagara Falls uniform officers from the Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS) responded for an assist ambulance call in the City of Niagara Falls.
Officers and emergency services personnel arrived on scene in the area of the bus transit hub on Morrison Street west of Dorchester Road in Niagara Falls. The bus transit hub is an exchange point for the public to access multiple City of Niagara Falls transit buses. The transit hub is part of a parking lot, in the vicinity of multiple stores.
Paramedics from Niagara Emergency Medical Services were performing resuscitative efforts on a critically injured man believed to be in his 50-60s. Despite those efforts the man was pronounced deceased at the scene.
Officers on scene requested the attendance of the NRPS Collision Reconstruction Unit detectives and the Forensic Services Unit. 2 District detectives also attended the scene to assist with the investigation.
The identity of the deceased has not been confirmed.
The circumstances around the deceased death remain under investigation. Evidence at the scene has given detectives reason to believe that that this may be a fail to remain collision involving a vehicle.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact detectives at 905-688-4111, extension 1009089
Anyone (residents or businesses) in the area with closed circuit security cameras, doorbell video cameras, or dash cameras are asked to review their footage for any footage / information that may assist the investigation. Review of the footage should be concentrated on the period between 11:10PM (February 16, 2022) and 5:52AM on February 17, 2022.
Members of the public who wish to provide information anonymously can contact Crime Stoppers of Niagara online or by calling 1-800-222-8477. Crime Stoppers offers cash rewards to persons who contact the program with information which leads to an arrest.
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