An 87-year-old man has died following an alleged fail-to-stop crash at Woy Woy earlier this year.
A 91-year-old man has been arrested and charged with driving offences relating to the incident.
Emergency services were called to Blackwall Rd, Woy Woy, on Saturday July 4, following reports an 87-year-old pedestrian had been hit by a white Toyota Corolla and the driver of the car had left the scene.
Police said they were informed that the 87-year-old man died in hospital on Monday, October 26.
NSW Ambulance paramedics had treated the 87-year-old at the scene for suspected leg and hip fractures before being taken to Gosford Hospital.
The crash site was examined by members of the Metropolitan Crash Investigation Unit.
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 dangerous manner, negligent driving occasioning grievous bodily harm, and not giving way to pedestrian on a crossing.
The Koolewong man appeared in Gosford Local Court on Wednesday, October 19.
He is next due to appear at the same court on Thursday, November 19.
A report will be prepared for the information of the coroner.
Media release, 27 Oct 2020