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Police renew appeal

​POLICE have renewed their appeal for information three months after a man was killed after he was struck by a vehicle in a fail to stop crash at Corrimal earlier this year.

Shortly after 2am on Friday 12 August 2016 emergency services received several triple zero calls regarding an injured man near the southbound lanes of Memorial Drive between Railway Street and Towradgi Road.

Police attended a short time later and found a 48-year-old pedestrian with critical injuries that are believed to have been caused by the impact of a motor vehicle.

The man was treated at the scene by paramedics and taken to Wollongong Hospital, where he later died.

Investigators believe that a dark coloured Ford Territory was observed at the crash scene and left a short time later. About 2.10am that day (Friday 12 August 2016) a male caller contacted triple zero from a payphone in the Berkley area, about 15 kilometres from the crash scene and requested an ambulance attend Memorial Drive.

Police have urged the caller to come forward or anyone else with information to contact police or Crime Stoppers. Callers can remain anonymous and all information will be treated with the utmost confidence.

A reward of up to $1000 is payable for information which leads to an arrest.

Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 

About Mick Roberts

A newspaper journalist, writer and local historian, Mick Roberts specialises in Australian cultural history, particularly associated with the Australian hotel and liquor industry. Mick has had an interest in revealing the colourful story of pubs, inns and associated industries in the Sydney and Illawarra regions of NSW for over 30 years. He is currently working on a comprehensive history of the hotel and liquor industry in the Illawarra region of NSW. Besides authoring a number of history books, Mick has owned and operated several community newspapers. He was one time editor of the Wollongong Northern News, The Bulli Times, The Northern Times, The Northern Leader and The Local - all located in the Wollongong region. As a journalist he has worked for Rural Press, Cumberland (News Limted), Sydney based, City News, and is now with Torch Publications.

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