Police appeal following apparent hit-run

POLICE are appealing for public help following an apparent hit and run collision near Briagolong on Good Friday.

Police said the male victim was walking in a southerly direction along Stockdale Rd, Briagolong, towards Stratford about 5am to collect fuel.

He was walking on the road with the traffic when a vehicle struck the victim from behind, causing him to roll over the bonnet.

The injured man crawled about 500 metres back to his vehicle and drove himself to the Sale hospital.

Police were notified of the incident by hospital staff.

The victim received lacerations and bruising to various parts of his body.

People with information should phone Constable Lauren Cantwell at Sale police on 5143 5000.