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Police Appeal Following Deadly Hit Run, Callemondah

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UPDATE | Officers investigating a fatal traffic crash which occurred in Callemondah on Sunday, August 25 are appealing for the driver of a silver four-wheel drive to contact police.

At about 7.00pm a passing motorist has located a man laying in the middle of Red Rover Road.

Upon arrival, police observed a man with multiple serious injuries to his head, torso and limbs.

A 58-year-old man from South Gladstone was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The man’s vehicle was located off the road.

Police believe the man may have been walking along the road and been struck by a passing vehicle.

Officers believe the silver four-wheel drive may have had roof racks with equipment on the vehicle and is described as a Landcruiser or Prado.

Investigators are also appealing for anyone with any information or who was travelling along Red Rover Road between 6:50pm and 7:10pm on Sunday to contact police.

Investigations are continuing.

If you have information for police, contact Policelink on 131 444 or provide information using the online form 24hrs per day.

You can report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers, a registered charity and community volunteer organisation, by calling 1800 333 000 or via crimestoppersqld.com.au 24hrs per day.

Quote this reference number: QP1901652291

EARLIER | Police are investigating a fatal crash which claimed the life of a South Gladstone man in Callemondah on Sunday.  

At about 7.15pm a passing motorist has located a man in the middle of Red Rover Road.

Police noticed the man had multiple serious injuries to his head, torso and limbs.

The 58-year-old man from South Gladstone died at the scene.

The man’s vehicle was located off the road with significant panel damage, however preliminary investigations indicate that these are not consistent with the injuries sustained by the deceased.

Police believe the man may have been walking along the road and has been struck by a passing heavy vehicle.

Police are appealing for anyone who has information or was travelling along Red Rover Road between 6:30pm and 7:15pm this evening to contact police.

Investigations continue.