Windsor Police charge motorist after hit-and-run collision


Case #: 24-56949
Windsor Police charge motorist after hit-and-run collision

The Windsor Police Service has arrested a 25-year-old motorist following a hit-and-run collision involving a pedestrian. 

On May 20, 2024, at approximately 8:30 p.m., police were called to the 200 block of Parent Ave. after a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle. Through investigation, officers learned that the 26-year-old male victim was rollerblading with his dog when he was hit from behind by a grey Chrysler 300. Just prior to the collision, the victim and the motorist had reportedly engaged in a heated argument. Subsequently, the motorist turned his vehicle around and struck the victim before fleeing the scene. 

The pedestrian was taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. His dog was not harmed.

Later that evening, the motorist contacted Windsor Police to report his involvement in the collision. Officers arrested the suspect at his residence a short time later. 

Mohamed Abdelsalam has been charged with the following:

• Assault with a weapon 

• Dangerous operation of a motor vehicle causing bodily harm

• Leaving the scene of an accident 

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Windsor Police Major Crimes Unit at 519-255-6700, ext. 4830. They can also submit tips anonymously to Windsor & Essex County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or online at

For further information:

Contact the WPS Corporate Communication Unit's Public Information Officer at (519) 255-6700 ext. 4441.

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