Police are appealing for public assistance after a hit and run accident on the Old Pacific Highway at Brunswick Heads on Friday night, which left a man with serious injuries.
At about 11.40pm (February 19), a 23-year-old man was walking west along the northern shoulder of the road with two other men.
Near the intersection with Newberry Parade, the man suddenly walked into the middle of the road where he was struck by an eastbound utility.
The ute did not stop after the accident but drove off at high speed towards Brunswick Heads.
The injured man was taken by ambulance to Gold Coast University Hospital where he was treated for serious head injuries. He remains in hospital where he is understood to be a serious condition.
Police from the Far North Coast Crash Investigation Unit are making inquiries into the collision.
The vehicle police are looking for has been described as a single cab utility, white in colour, possibly an early ’90s model, which has lowered suspension, a ladder rack at the rear of the tray, and is likely to have damage to the driver’s side front lights and grill.
Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page: https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au/