Police investigating fatal hit and run, Caboolture

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man died following an alleged hit and run incident in Caboolture earlier this morning (June 12).

Just after 7am, emergency services were notified of a discovery of a body near the intersection of Porter and Beerburrum roads.

Initial investigations indicate the man was walking near the intersection when he was struck by a vehicle.

Police will allege the vehicle involved was not at the scene when the man was located.

The 45-year-old Caboolture man was pronounced dead at the scene.

Forensic Crash Unit and Morayfield CIB are investigating.

Beerburrum Road between Porter Road and Tuckeroo Drive was closed between 7.15am and 11.15am as police carried out preliminary investigations.

It is possible the driver is unaware their vehicle was involved.

As such, investigators are appealing for the driver of the vehicle or anyone who may have witnessed the incident to contact police.

Anyone with dash cam vision from the area is also urged to come forward.

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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