Christopher Ronald Peebles charged in death of pedestrian, Winnipeg

As previously released, on Friday, December 24th, 2010 shortly after 5:40 p.m., Emergency Services Responders were dispatched to Fife Street between Mapleglen Drive and Inkster Boulevard regarding a motor vehicle collision involving a pedestrian. Upon arrival a seriously injured 66 year old male pedestrian was located. This male victim, whose identity will not be released, was transported to the hospital in critical condition and has since succumbed to his injuries.

The investigation by numerous Uniform and Central Traffic Unit members has revealed that a male pedestrian had parked his vehicle in the 1300 block of Fife Street and he proceeded to cross Fife Street when he was struck by a car that had been travelling southbound on Fife Street from Mapleglen Drive. After striking the victim, it is alleged the driver of the car reversed the vehicle and then drove around the victim, fleeing the scene.

A number of witnesses in the area immediately attended to the injured victim and notified police.

On December 25th, 2010 at approximately 2:30 p.m., acting on information provided by Division 13 Uniform Officers, Traffic Investigators located and arrested a 44 year old male at a residence near Manor House Court and Maberley Road.

Christopher Ronald PEEBLES, 44 years of Winnipeg has been charged with the following offences:

– Criminal Negligence Cause Death
– Fail to Remain at the Scene of Accident Cause Death

PEEBLES has been detained at the Winnipeg Remand Centre.

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  1. The perp was probably drunk and had to run to avocomment_ID a charge of DUI…. not thinking that his stupcomment_ID move resulted in someone’s death !

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