Police hunt driver who failed to stop after running over teenage boy in NSW

POLICE are searching for a driver who failed to stop after running over a teenage boy on the NSW Central Coast.

The 16-year-old was walking in a bicycle lane along Cresthaven Avenue at Bateau Bay when he was struck by a vehicle around 12.30am on Sunday.

The vehicle, believed to be similar to a white Nissan Navara ute, failed to stop.


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Police said the vehicle has been described as having black tarp covering the tray and roof racks.

The boy was treated at the scene for minor injuries before being taken to Wyong Hospital.

Anyone who witnessed the incident, or has any information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.