Pedestrian killed in Oamaru

Pedestrian killed in Oamaru

Southern

Statement attributable to Detective Sergeant Hannah Booth

Police are seeking information from the public after a 14-year-old girl was hit and killed by a car in Oamaru last night.

The incident happened at around 10.40pm on Severn Street.

Following the crash the vehicle involved failed to stop. Police would like to speak with anyone who was in the area at the time and saw a dark coloured older sedan travelling at speed.

If you have information that may lead to the identification of the vehicle described or if you were in the area at the time of the incident please call Oamaru Police on 03 433 1400. Information can also be shared anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Inquiries into the crash are ongoing.

ENDS

Issued by Police Media Centre