UPDATE: Appeal for information after man found injured on roadway at Epping
Tuesday, 07 March 2023 04:33:21 AM
Police are appealing for public information following a suspected hit-and-run at Epping overnight.
Emergency services were called to Boronia Avenue about 7.45pm (Monday 6 March 2023), after a resident heard a loud noise and came out to find a man lying unconscious on the roadway.
Officers from Ryde Police Area Command and NSW Ambulance paramedics rendered assistance until a medical team was brought to the scene by the Toll helicopter, which landed on a tennis court in Grant Close.
The 78-year-old Epping man was taken to Royal North Shore Hospital suffering severe head and internal injuries; he is described as being in a critical condition.
Officers from the Crash Investigation Unit are now conducting the investigation and have information a light blue sedan was driving along Boronia Avenue about the time the man was believed to have been struck.
Police hope the driver of the vehicle may be able to assist investigators with information about the incident.
Officers have appealed for the driver of that vehicle – or anyone who saw the vehicle or has dashcam vision which may be relevant – to come forward to the CIU or call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.