ACT Policing are seeking witnesses to a hit and run collision that occurred in Melba on Thursday 28 January 2016.
At approximately 6am, a 77-year-old woman was struck by a vehicle whilst crossing Verbrugghen Street, near the intersection of Verbrugghen Street and Brownlee Place. The woman was knocked to the ground, suffering serious injuries.
Police suspect the vehicle, which fled the scene, was a mid to late 1990’s Suzuki Swift. The vehicle will have sustained damage to the front left side.
Police urge anyone who may have witnessed the incident or seen the vehicle to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via act.crimestoppers.com.au. Please quote reference 5915920. Information can be provided anonymously.
Police remind people they should not report crime information via Facebook and Twitter pages.
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