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.