A Wanganui pedestrian was
struck by a vehicle in what police have labelled a deliberate
hit and run.
The incident happened on Wednesday night and police are
asking for help from the public to find the vehicle and its
A pedestrian was hit by a dark-coloured people mover on
Akatea St near Maire St just before 11pm in what police say
"appears to be a deliberate act". The pedestrian suffered
some injuries but was not hospitalised.
Police would like to speak to the driver and passengers of a
white van that stopped to help the pedestrian after they were
If you witnessed the incident or have any information
relating to it place contact Constable Robert Parsons of the
Whanganui Police on 06 349 0600. Information can also be
provided anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
- By Zac Yates of