Appeal for information following alleged hit and run, pursuit - Port Macquarie

Wednesday, 19 April 2023 01:14:10 PM

Please note: An image of the vehicle is available on the Mid North Coast PD Eyewatch page.

Police area appealing for information following an alleged hit and run, and pursuit, at Port Macquarie last night.

About 8.40pm yesterday (Tuesday 18 April 2023), emergency services were called to the intersection of Ocean Drive and Gordon Avenue, Port Macquarie, following reports of a crash.

At the scene, police were told that an SUV and utility collided in the intersection, before the utility allegedly fled the scene.

The sole occupant of the SUV, an 18-year-old woman, was able to exit the vehicle with minor injuries.

A short time later, police were patrolling John Oxley Drive, Port Macquarie, when they attempted to stop a black Isuzu D-MAX utility vehicle with no registration plates.

When the vehicle allegedly failed to stop, a pursuit was initiated; however, was terminated a short time later due to the manner of driving.

As inquiries continue, police would like to speak with the driver of a black Isuzu D-MAX utility vehicle with dual side-opening toolboxes and no registration plates.

The vehicle was last seen heading west on John Oxley Drive, Port Macquarie.

Anyone with information or dashcam footage of the incident is urged to contact 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.