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Pedestrian hit by car

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Investigations are continuing after a man was hit by a car in Rockhampton overnight. 
 
Emergency crews were called to New Exhibition Road at Wandal around 6:15pm after the accident. 
 
Police say the driver a 51-year-old woman briefly fled the scene but returned a short time later. 
 
The pedestrian, a 65-year-old man was rushed to Rockhampton Hospital before later being flown onto the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital with serious facial and internal injuries. 
 
Police are calling for any witness especially those with dashcam footage to come forward.