Media release

Hit and Run - Katherine

Police

Northern Territory Police are calling for information following an alleged hit and run that occurred last night.

At about 9:45pm, a group of people were walking across Katherine Terrace towards Lindsay Street, when a Toyota Hilux struck a male pedestrian.

The driver stopped and attempted to assist the male. Another male pedestrian then allegedly assaulted the driver.

The male pedestrian then allegedly stole the Toyota Hilux and drove over the legs of the already injured male pedestrian, before fleeing the scene.

Police pursued the vehicle however terminated the pursuit due to high speeds.  

The male pedestrian and male driver were both taken to Katherine Hospital.

Police are searching for a white Toyota Hilux with NT registration 941067.

Anyone who may have seen the incident or who has any information, is urged to contact police on 131 444 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000. Please quote reference number 9484173.

PFES Media