2 people charged on Big River First Nation after hit and run leaves 5 youths injured

RCMP seek information about seriously injured woman in Pokemouche

RCMP have charged a man and a woman after a car hit a group of five youths on the Big River First Nation in Saskatchewan earlier this month.

On April 9, five young people were injured when a car slammed into the group as they walked down the road. Police said the white four-door car sped off after the crash.

One of the victims, an 11-year-old girl, is still in hospital after suffering serious injuries. The other children received minor injuries.

A 20-year-old man from the First Nation is facing a number of charges, including failing to stop at the scene of an accident, impaired driving and criminal negligence.

As well, a 37-year-old woman is being charged with obstruction and failing to stop at the scene of an accident. 

Police are still investigating the crash.