Police Arrest Man Over Hit And Run – Mt Prichard

Police have arrested a man over an alleged hit and run in Mt Prichard earlier this morning.

About 3am (Wednesday 6 March 2024), emergency services were called to the intersection of Pritchard Street and Hemphill Avenue, Mt Pritchard, following reports a man was found with serious injuries.

NSW Ambulance paramedics attended; however, the man was found to have died at the scene.

The man has since been identified as a 31-year-old from Auburn.

Police established a crime scene and officers attached to the Crash Investigation Unit are investigating the incident.

Following inquiries, police seized a Lexus sedan at a home nearby for forensic examination.

Police arrested a 55-year-old man at the home, he has been taken to Fairfield Police Station where he is assisting with inquiries.

As inquiries continue police are urging anyone information or dashcam footage of the incident to contact police or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.

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