Police hunting driver over Nerang hit-and-run

Gold Coast Police are appealing for help to identify the driver of a car which allegedly failed to stop after colliding with a pedestrian at Nerang earlier this year.

The incident happened just after 4.00pm, on Monday July 17.

Detectives said a 40-year-old man was walking towards his car, parked at a shopping-centre on Station Road, when he was struck by a green-coloured sedan.


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The man was thrown onto the bonnet of the vehicle, before falling to the ground.

He was lucky to escape with minor leg and hand injuries.

The driver of the car, who is described as Caucasian in appearance, approximately 30 to 40-years-old, with a clean-shaven face and light brown hair, then left the scene.

Anyone with information is being urged to come forward.

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

You can also report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers by calling 1800 333 000 or via crimestoppersqld.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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