Epping hit-and-run leaves Mann in critical condition

An elderly man has been left in critical condition after an alleged hit-and-run in Epping, while police are appealing to the public for more information.

Around 7:45 p.m. Monday, a local resident heard a loud noise on Boronia Avenue and came out to find a man lying unconscious on the street.

The police have asked the public for more information about an alleged hit-and-run in Eppingen.

The police have asked the public for more information about an alleged hit-and-run in Eppingen.

Emergency services were called as officers from Ryde Police Area Command and paramedics from NSW Ambulance provided assistance until a medical team was ferried to the scene by the Toll helicopter, which landed on a tennis court in Grant Close.

The 78-year-old man was taken to Royal North Shore Hospital with serious head and internal injuries and is in critical condition.

Detective Inspector Jason Hogan of the Crash Investigation Unit said the 78-year-old appeared to have crossed the road when he was struck.

“The footage shows the driver knew he was involved in the collision and we would urge the driver to come forward,” he said.

“Our investigation will focus on video surveillance and a public appeal for any witnesses.”

Officials with the Crash Investigation Unit are now conducting the investigation and have information that a light blue sedan was driving down Boronia Avenue at about the time the man is believed to have been hit.

Police hope the driver of the vehicle can help investigators with information about the incident.

Officers have urged the driver of that vehicle, or anyone who saw the vehicle or has potentially relevant dashcam vision, to contact the CIU or call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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Justin Scacco

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