Police update 1: Suspected hit and run, Tarragindi

Police investigating an incident in which a male jogger sustained life-threatening injuries at Tarragindi last month continue to appeal for public assistance, especially CCTV or dashcam footage.

Sometime between 4 and 4.30am on Monday, February 18, a 53-year-old Tarragindi man was jogging along Strathfield Street when he sustained critical head injuries, possibly from a passing vehicle.

The man was transported to the Princess Alexandra Hospital where he remains with life-threatening injuries.

The man was shirtless and wearing navy blue running shorts and blue running shoes and carrying an illuminated torch at the time of the incident.

Investigators from Upper Mount Gravatt Criminal Investigation Branch are assisting officers from the Forensic Crash Unit with the investigation.

Detectives have conducted extensive inquiries in the Tarragindi area and are appealing for anyone with CCTV footage from homes or businesses that cover the footpath or roadway to contact them.

Police are also appealing for anyone who was driving in the Tarragindi area between 2am and 9am on Monday February 18, and who has dashcam vision, to contact them.

Police established Operation Romeo Zetland and an ‘Investigation Centre’ was commenced at UMG Criminal Investigation Branch.

Investigators have released vision as part of their appeal to the community.

CCTV of the man jogging along Strathfield Street and headlights from vehicles (very dark quality – only lights are visible).

Vision of investigators canvassing the area:

If you have information for police, contact Policelink on 131 444 or provide information using the online form 24hrs per day.

You can report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers, a registered charity and community volunteer organisation, by calling 1800 333 000 or via crimestoppersqld.com.au 24hrs per day.

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