Thursday, 9 March 2006 - 11:01am |
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Henderson Police Seek Hit and Run Driver

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Henderson Police are seeking the whereabouts of a hit and run driver after a male pedestrian in his twenties was seriously injured last night.

Police say that about 6.00pm on Wednesday 8 March 2006, a man driving a silver or light coloured Nissan vehicle mounted a pavement on Waimumu Road, Massey, struck the pedestrian and did not stop. The vehicle's registration begins with the letters WT 26 [pronounced as in Whiskey Tango 26]or similar .

Police say the victim who was walking with his brother in law at the time of the incident, received serious head injuries. He was taken by ambulance to Auckland hospital. His condition is reported to be stable.

Henderson CIB are appealing to witnesses, members of the public, family or friends of the driver, or anyone who has any information on this incident, to come forward.

"This vehicle will have sustained damage to the front and to the windscreen," Detective Sergeant Sean Hyland-Mills said.

"We are particularly keen to hear from panel beaters, car windscreen repairers, or other car maintenance locations that have done any work on a vehicle matching the description of the one we are looking for," he said.

Information on this incident can be supplied direct to Henderson Police at telephone [09] 839 0600.