Hit and Run on Mc Entee Rd Waitakere - Waitemata
Hit and Run on Mc Entee Rd Waitakere -
At about 2am this morning a male
pedestrian was walking along McEntee Rd towards the
A passing vehicle travelling in the
same direction has struck the pedestrian and continued
The pedestrian sustained a broken leg as a result
and was taken to North Shore hospital by Ambulance.
are looking for a vehicle with some frontal damage which
occurred particularly in the last few hours.
information to the Serious Crash Unit through your local
Police Station please or Crimestoppers on
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