21 October 2019

Witnesses sought after pedestrian injured in hit and run

| Lachlan Roberts
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Police are calling for witnesses to come forward after a pedestrian was taken to hospital after an alleged hit and run on Friday afternoon (18 October).

At around 3:10 pm, a female pedestrian was crossing Coranderrk Street at the intersection with Constitution Avenue when she was struck at low speed by a blue vehicle. Police said the pedestrian was briefly on the bonnet of the vehicle before being thrown to the ground.

She was transported to hospital and later cleared of serious injury.

The driver of the vehicle involved left the scene without stopping to exchange details or provide assistance to the injured woman and continued northbound on Coranderrk Street.

Police are urging anyone who may have any information or dashcam footage that could assist police to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via the Crime Stoppers ACT website.

Please quote reference 6451588. Information can be provided anonymously.

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