Hit and run at Ruatonga

Wednesday 13 September 2017 | Written by Chris Taylor | Published in Local

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Police want to hear from any witnesses following a hit and run incident in Ruatonga near town on Sunday morning, around 6.30am.

Police media liaison officer Trevor Pitt says police officers responded to the incident where a man sustained injuries and was taken to hospital for medical treatment.

He was struck from behind by a vehicle while walking towards Avatiu. The driver failed to stop and render assistance, says Pitt.

Police are calling for the driver of the vehicle to turn themselves in.

If you have any information regarding this incident, contact police on 22 499