Police are appealing for public assistance as part of the investigation into a hit and run traffic incident at Mount Rascal this morning, Monday September 5.
A passing motorist raised the alarm just after 7am, after a man was discovered with critical injuries on Freyling Road, east of Mount Rascal Road.
Police believe the man was struck by a vehicle between 5-6am today, which has failed to remain at the scene.
The 77-year-old sustained broken legs and pelvis injuries and was transported to Toowoomba Base Hospital and will be airlifted to the Princess Alexandra Hospital.
Investigators are appealing to the driver or and anyone who may have witnessed the incident or have CCTV/dashcam footage of the area around the time of the incident – to come forward.
Investigations are ongoing.
(Photo: Queensland Police Service. Supplied.)