Reappeal for information after teen injured in hit and run crash in North Richmond

Police are reappealing for information after a teenage boy was seriously injured in a fail-to-stop crash last year.

About 9.15pm on Monday 5 November 2018, a 14-year-old boy was walking west along the Bells Line of Road at North Richmond, when he was hit by a vehicle, about 200m west of Yarramundi Lane.

The boy was thrown to the southern side of the road by the impact; it’s believed he walked a short distance before collapsing.

The vehicle did not stop after the collision.

A passing motorist found the injured boy and notified police.

Officers from Hawkesbury Police Area Command attended and found the boy suffering multiple fractures and head injuries.

He was airlifted to The Children’s Hospital at Westmead where he underwent surgery and has since been released.

Officers from the Metropolitan Crash Investigation Unit are investigating the crash

Inquiries to date have so far failed to identify the vehicle.

Investigators believe the vehicle is an Isuzu N series truck, possibly a 2016 to 2018 model, similar to the one pictured. The truck would be missing its left-hand side mirror glass and casing.

Police are appealing for any witnesses, or anyone with dash cam footage or other information that may assist the investigation, to come forward.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence.

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