Tragic turn in jogging mystery gripping hinterland
A man hit by a car while jogging in the Sunshine Coast's hinterland has died in hospital as a result of his injuries.
Bystanders ran to his aid, pulling him from the water and performing first aid.
He died in hospital on Monday afternoon, nine days after the incident .
He was in a critical condition when airlifted from the scene suffering spinal fractures and a severe brain injury.
The man was running along Old Gympie Rd, Glass House Mountains about 11.15am on September 21.
Police have indicated they were treating it as accident and no charges have been laid. Investigations are ongoing.