POLICE are appealing for any witnesses to come forward regarding a hit-and-run on Monday morning.
A student was hit by a car at the roundabout on Sternberg and Townsend Streets Bendigo at 9.10am.
First constable Wendy Turner said the car described as ‘bright orange old Holden ute with a trailer on the back’ hit the student as he was walking to school.
“The male driver mounted the median strip and hit the student,” she said.
“The student was in plain clothes but had a school bag.”
Constable Turner said the driver asked the student if he was okay and then drove off.
She said the student was taken to hospital.
Constable Turner said if anyone had any information about the incident to call her on 5448 1300.