Police investigating Greytown hit and run

Police investigating Greytown hit and run

Wellington

Please attribute to Sergeant Tim Crum:

Wairarapa Police are investigating a hit and run which occurred on East Street, Greytown, last night between 11-11:15pm.

A 19-year-old man was crossing the road, near the rear entrance of the Greytown Hotel, when he was struck by a vehicle travelling north. The driver of the vehicle did not stop.

The victim’s two friends had crossed the road not long before him and immediately went to his aid and rang emergency services.

The man who was struck is currently in the High Dependency Unit at Masterton Hospital receiving treatment.

Masterton Police would urgently like to speak to the driver of the vehicle or any people who were in the area at the time.

If you have any information please don’t hesitate to contact Masterton Police on 06 370 0300.

Alternatively, information can be given anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

ENDS

Issued by Police Media Centre