January 24, 2020
Police are investigating a fatal hit-and-run that occurred on the New England Highway on Thursday evening.
Initial investigations indicate that about 8:40pm, an 18-year-old Geham man was walking along the New England Highway near the intersection with Rueshle Road at Geham when he was struck by an unknown vehicle.
A short time later, a motorist travelling southbound on the New England Highway discovered the man’s body and contacted emergency services.
Police are appealing to any members of the public who may have witnessed the incident or have relevant dashcam footage to contact police.
The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating.
UPDATE: Police are appealing for two male witnesses to come forward. Investigators would like the driver of a heavy vehicle who stopped at the scene and spoke to other witnesses and the man who made inquiries in relation to the incident with staff at the Cabarlah Hotel to contact police.