Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Thunder Bay Police arrest a 28 year old man in connection with hit and run

A suspect has been arrested in connection with last Wednesday's Hit and Run that left one man in hospital with serious head injuries. Steven Jamie Torkkeli of Thunder Bay is charged with failing to stop at an accident, reckless driving causing bodily harm and obstructing a police officer. The 28 year old was arrested yesterday afternoon and a 2003 Ford 150 was also seized at his North Hill Street residence. Richard Piekarczyk-Vacca of suffered severe head injuries in the collision and remains in hospital. The member of the Canadian armed forces was in Thunder Bay visiting his girlfriend.