Appeal to locate driver following fail to stop crash near Berry

Sunday, 25 April 2021 10:46:37 AM

Police are appealing for information following a fail to stop crash near Berry last night.

Just after 10.30pm (Saturday 24 April 2021), a Triton utility travelling south and a Holden Rodeo utility travelling north on the Princes Highway, Jaspers Brush, collided near the Strongs Road Overpass.

Following the initial impact, the Triton and a Mitsubishi ASX also travelling south collided, before the Triton hit a concrete barrier.

The Holden driver did not stop and drove from the scene.

The Triton driver, a 54-year-old man, suffered serious leg injuries and was airlifted to St George Hospital in a stable condition.

His passenger, a 53-year-old woman, and the Mitsubishi driver, a 20-year-old woman, were not seriously injured.

Officers from South Coast Police District established a crime scene which was examined by investigators from the Crash Investigation Unit.

A short time later, the Holden Rodeo was found unattended on North Street, Berry. It was seized for further forensic examination.

Investigations are continuing to locate the driver.

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.