A man has died after being hit by a car while changing a tyre on a road near Coolah yesterday afternoon.
Police say that at about 5.40pm, emergency services were called to Blackbutts Way, 85km south of Coonabarabran, following reports of a crash.
Initial investigations suggest a 52-year-old man was attempting to change the tyre of his red Holden station wagon when he was allegedly struck by a maroon Ford Falcon sedan.
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He later died at hospital.
The driver of the Ford, a 51-year-old man, allegedly failed to stop after the crash and drove to a home before contacting police.
He has since been arrested and has been taken to Coolah Hospital for mandatory blood and urine analysis.
The fatal incident comes just hours after a 23-year-old man was hit while changing a tyre on Waterworth Drive in Narellan yesterday.
He is in a stable condition.