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Appeal for hit and run witnesses

THE mother of a Nambour hit-and-run victim has appealed for witnesses to help police with their investigations into the serious crash which left Jonathan Erlandsson seriously injured.

Mr Erlandsson, 30, was struck and run over by a car about 5am on May 22, a kilometre from the Pringle Street home he shares with his parents.

He was found lying unconscious on the road at Panorama Drive by a passing motorists and he was airlifted to the Princess Alexandra Hospital in a critical condition where he remains in intensive care.

Preliminary investigations conducted by the Nambour Criminal Investigation Branch and the Forensic Crash Unit indicate the man was struck by a vehicle.

Jonathan’s mother Elvy told the Sunshine Coast Daily that she understood the driver of the car that struck her son might not have been able to avoid the accident.

She appealed for anyone with information which could assist police to Nambour Police on 5459 0200 or Crime Stoppers anonymously via 1800 333 000 or crimestoppers.com.au.

Gympie Times


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