Appeal to locate driver following serious crash - Toukley

Thursday, 12 October 2023 09:53:11 AM

A search is underway for the driver of a vehicle after a woman was seriously injured following a single-vehicle crash at Toukley overnight.

About 1.20am (Thursday 12 October 2023), emergency services were called to Main Road, Toukley, following reports of a single-vehicle crash.

Officers attached to Tuggerah Lakes Police District arrived to find a Mitsubishi Magna hatch had crashed into a power pole, and the driver had allegedly fled the scene.

The passenger, a 42-year-old woman, was assessed at the scene by NSW Ambulance paramedics before being airlifted to the John Hunter Hospital in a serious condition.

A crime scene was declared and is being investigated by officers from Tuggerah Lakes Police District and the Crash Investigation Unit.

As inquiries continue to locate the driver, anyone with information or dashcam footage 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.