Police have issued a public appeal for assistance to identify a woman critically injured after being struck by a car at Westcourt on December 15.
The woman was struck by a car as she attempted to cross Tills Street near Gatton Street around 10.25pm.
She sustained significant head injuries as a result of the collision and was transported to hospital in a critical condition.
The crash is not considered to be suspicious. The driver of the vehicle was not physically injured and has spoken with police.
Ongoing investigations have been unable to determine the identity of the injured woman.
She is described as having a dark complexion, possibly of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent and aged in her 20s.
The woman is 150cm tall with a very slim build and has a nose piercing (stud) in her left nostril as well as acrylic nails with a French manicure. She has dark curly brown hair and brown eyes.
The woman has been in a coma since being admitted to hospital and had no personal papers on her, however a number of items were found on her person at the time of the incident:
• A set of earphones with the letters ‘KDT’ written on a label attached to the earphones
• A key from a locksmith in Cairns for a dwelling numbered ‘2’
• A cigarette lighter
Anyone who may have further information is urged to come forward.