March 7, 2024

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A distressing hit-and-run crash in West Beach, Adelaide, has resulted in serious injuries for a 66-year-old man from Warradale. The motorcyclist, struck by a ute late Wednesday night, is now in the hospital in a serious but stable condition, sparking a police investigation to locate the fleeing vehicle.

Incident Details
The collision occurred around 10:50 pm at the intersection of Tapleys Hill Rd and West Beach Rd, where a ute collided with the victim’s Yamaha motorcycle and then left the scene. The injured man was quickly transported to the hospital, highlighting the severity of the impact and the urgent need for medical attention.

Search for the Offending Vehicle
Police are actively searching for a red ute, described as having a red canopy, a silver roof rack, and a bull bar, which is believed to be involved in the incident. The search is crucial for advancing the investigation and holding the responsible party accountable for their actions.

Call to the Community
Authorities are appealing to the public for assistance, urging anyone who may have witnessed the incident or has dashcam footage from the area at the time of the crash to come forward. This community cooperation is vital for piecing together the events leading to the hit-and-run and ensuring justice for the victim.

The hit-and-run in West Beach is a serious reminder of the consequences of irresponsible driving and the importance of community assistance in solving such cases. The ongoing investigation serves as a call to action for witnesses and anyone with information to help bring resolution and support to the injured man during his recovery.