Police investigate hit and run claims
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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