POLICE have appealed for information from the community following an incident where a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle at Fairy Meadow at the weekend.
A vehicle was travelling east along Balgownie Road about 11.10pm on Saturday, when the driver stopped the vehicle near Meadow Street, after witnessing a fight between two young people. They were walking along the northern footpath of Balgownie Road.
When the driver attempted to leave the area, the vehicle struck one of the young people, but continued east along Balgownie Road, towards the Princes Highway.
The 13-year-old boy suffered a wound to his leg during the incident and was taken to Wollongong Hospital.
Wollongong police were alerted to the incident and are now trying to locate the vehicle and its male driver. The vehicle has been described to police as being a grey or dark coloured SUV or utility.
The man driving the vehicle has been described as being of Caucasian appearance with short black hair and a thin build. Investigators have appealed for anyone with information about the incident or with dashcam footage of the area on Saturday evening to come forward.
Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000.