Po­lice in­ves­ti­gate hit and run claims

Port Douglas & Mossman Gazette - - NEWS -

A MAN from Cairns claims he was hit by a pass­ing ve­hi­cle while he was walk­ing along the Cap­tain Cook High­way head­ing to­wards Rex Look­out on April 20. The 23-year-old man was walk­ing along the side of the road drag­ging a suit­case be­hind him and the ve­hi­cle al­legedly struck the suit­case and knocked him over be­tween 5.30pm and 5.45pm. He claims that the car kept driv­ing and he has a neck in­jury how­ever am­bu­lance of­fi­cers were un­able to iden­tify any in­juries. Po­lice are call­ing for wit­nesses to con­tact the Port Dou­glas po­lice on 4087 1999.

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