HIT & RUN: Three people were involved in an altercation which allegedly led to a hit-and-run. Pic: Alix Sweeney
HIT & RUN: Three people were involved in an altercation which allegedly led to a hit-and-run. Pic: Alix Sweeney

Street fight allegedly led to hit-and-run

IT IS alleged a street brawl turned even more violent when a 40-year-old man was deliberately hit with a car, police are looking for information on the white VR Holden Commodore Wagon used.

Earlier this month police were called to a scene on Day St, where a 40-year-old man had been allegedly struck by a white VR Holden Commodore Wagon at 7.26pm, Friday November 8.

A Tara police spokesman confirmed a male used a vehicle to drive into another male at Day St.

“We are looking for the whereabouts of the vehicle and seeking any information on those involved,” the spokesman said.

A Queensland Ambulance Service spokesman said the victim was taken to Tara Hospital in a stable condition after sustaining injuries to his head and neck and was later released that night.

The spokesman for Tara Police said the 40-year-old had a laceration to the head and other injuries relating to grievous bodily harm, such as bruises and cuts from an earlier altercation.

Police became aware of the first assault at the time of the hit-and-run, as two others on the scene had injuries synonymous with grievous bodily harm.

“There were two separate incidents… prior to being struck with the vehicle there was an assault on the street,” the spokesman said.

“During the altercation a young male sustained injuries to the face, bruising and cuts… and a young female during the assault received a sore wrist.”

Anybody with information on the assault, hit-and-run, or the whereabouts of the white VR Holden Commodore Wagon is urged to call Tara Police Station on 4665 3200 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000