Man found dead in bush after alleged hit and run

UPDATE @ 11.30 AM | A WOMAN has handed herself into police after a man was killed in an alleged hit and run on the NSW Central Coast.

The fatal collision is understood to have happened on Scenic Drive in San Remo between 11pm and 11.30pm on Saturday evening, however the 41-year-old man’s body wasn’t discovered until about 15 hours later.

Officers were called to Scenic Drive about 2.30pm on Sunday after the man’s body was found in bushland.


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A crime scene was established and following a media appeal for information, a 43-year-old woman presented at Wyong Police Station on Monday morning.

Police say that she was arrested and is expected to be interviewed by detectives today.

Inquiries into the circumstances surrounding the crash continue.

EARLIER @ 10.00 AM | Police are appealing for help from the public after a man was allegedly hit and killed by a car that failed to stop at San Remo over the weekend.

The fatal collision is understood to have happened on Scenic Drive between 11pm and 11.30pm on Saturday evening, however the 41-year-old man’s body wasn’t discovered until about 15 hours later.

Officers were called to Scenic Drive about 2.30pm on Sunday after the man’s body was found in bushland.

A crime scene was established and investigations into the man’s death remain ongoing.

Detectives are appealing for anyone who was travelling in either direction along Scenic Drive between 11pm and 11.30pm on Saturday 28 July, to contact the Metropolitan Crash Investigation Unit on 8882 1458.

Police are particularly interested in any dashcam vision.

At the time of the incident the man was wearing blue jeans and a khaki coloured hooded jumper.

If you have information for Police, please contact NSW Police on 131 444 or provide information using their online form 24 hours per day. 

You can report also information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers by calling 1800 333 000 or via nsw.crimestoppers.com.au 24 hours per day. Crime Stoppers is a registered charity and community volunteer organisation.

Shanee is a full-time Digital Journalist and Social Media Content Producer. In 2014, Shanee graduated from Griffith University’s Gold Coast Campus with a Bachelor of Communications majoring in Journalism, Public Relations and Marketing. Since joining 1029 Hot Tomato, Shanee has been keeping you up to date with breaking news and everything Gold Coast on myGC. Shanee also writes and photographs for Peony & Page, a personal home, style and travel blog & Instagram alias she founded in 2015.

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