Police appeal for public help: Hit and run, Wynnum

Police are appealing for public assistance after two people were seriously injured in a hit and run incident at Wynnum overnight.

Initial investigations indicate at approximately 11pm the two pedestrians were walking towards Charlotte Street when a black 2018 Nissan X-Trail with Queensland registration SA4B1 travelling on Bay Terrace struck them.

It’s believed the driver exited the vehicle for a short time before getting back into the car, reversing up Bay Terrace and turning right onto Berrima Street.

The vehicle was later abandoned on Wynnum Esplanade North.

The two pedestrians, a 39-year-old woman and a 27-year-old man, sustained serious injuries and were transported to hospital.

Investigators are appealing to the driver of the black 4WD and anyone who may have witnessed or have CCTV/dashcam footage of the incident to contact police.

The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating.

If you have information for police, contact Policelink by providing information using the online suspicious activity form 24hrs per day at www.police.qld.gov.au/reporting.

Report crime information anonymously via Crime Stoppers. Call 1800 333 000 or report online at www.crimestoppersqld.com.au.

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