Witnesses sought to Fyshwick hit-run

ACT Policing is seeking to identify the driver of a dark-coloured Holden utility who may be a key witness to a collision in Fyshwick today (May 22) when a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle whose driver failed to stop and render assistance.

The witness was driving a purple/black Holden utility, possibly an SS version, southbound on Newcastle St.

Around 12.30pm today, a 37-year-old Conder man was crossing Newcastle Street in Fyshwick when he was struck by a silver Ford Fairlane sedan.

The impact of the collision lifted the victim over the bonnet of the vehicle and badly injured his left leg.
The 53-year-old driver of the Fairlane failed to stop however, he later attended Woden Police Station and is assisting ACT Policing’s Collision Investigation and Reconstruction Team (CIRT) with their enquiries.

Anyone who saw the incident and has not yet spoken to police is urged to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or report online.

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