Roof-rider run over by car suffers serious injuries

The man fell off the car and landed on the road head-first.
NZ POLICE

The man fell off the car and landed on the road head-first.

A man who was seen on the roof of a car before it ran him over is in hospital recovering from serious injuries. 

Now, Kerikeri Police are appealing to the public for any information to help identify the driver. 

The incident happened on the evening of June 4 on Golf View Road, Kerikeri.

"A man was on the roof of [a] white station wagon," police said in a Facebook post

"Police were called after the man fell off and landed on the road head-first. The white car ran over him and left the scene before police arrived."

The man who was ran over sustained serious injuries and was still in Auckland City Hospital on June 17.

Police were seeking any information which may help in their efforts to identify the vehicle or driver.

Information could be provided to Kerikeri Police Station on 09 407 9211 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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