Sep 06, 2022

Elderly man left on side of road after suspected hit-and-run incident

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An elderly man was left lying on a road with two broken legs and a broken pelvis in a suspected hit-and-run in Queensland.

The 77-year-old was found by a driver on Freyling Road in Mount Rascal, Toowoomba just after 7 am on Monday.

He was deemed to be in a critical condition before being taken to Toowoomba Hospital before being airlifted to the Princess Alexandra Hospital in Brisbane.

“Police believe the man was struck by a vehicle between 5 – 6 am [Monday], which has failed to remain at the scene,” Toowoomba Police said in a statement.

The driver who struck the man has been asked to come forward and any witnesses are urged to contact Police on 1800 333 000.

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