87 year old dies after being hit by a car in July

A man has died following an alleged fail to stop crash on the Central Coast earlier this year.

Emergency services were called to Blackwall Road in Woy Woy, on July 4, following reports an 87-year-old pedestrian had been hit by a white Toyota Corolla, which then left the scene.

NSW Ambulance paramedics treated the 87-year-old at the scene for suspected leg and hip fractures before he was taken to Gosford Hospital.

Following inquiries, police arrested a 91-year-old man at Gosford Police Station where he was charged with dangerous driving occasioning grievous bodily harm, driving in a manner dangerous, negligent driving (occasions grievous bodily harm), and not giving way to a pedestrian on crossing.

The Koolewong man appeared in Gosford Local Court on October 19 and is next due to appear at the same court on November 19.

Police were informed on October 26 that the 87-year-old man died in hospital.

A report will be prepared for the information of the coroner.

Media release, Oct 27
NSW Police media