- Man was found dead in Homebush West, Sydney, on Friday evening
- Could have been the victim of a hit-and-run
- The victim was dragged across the street during the incident
A man has died in a suspected hit-and-run accident in which he was dragged along a road in western Sydney. The police are now investigating the terrible incident.
Police are searching for the driver of a car after a 44-year-old man was found dead on Courallie Ave in Homebush West.
Officers were called to the scene around 8 p.m.
The police are investigating whether the man was the victim of a hit-and-run.
A man has died after a suspected hit-and-run accident in western Sydney. Image: Included.
Images from the crime scene showed special police swarming the road and surrounding parked cars.
It is understood the victim was dragged across the road during the incident.
“Officers from Auburn Police Area Command secured a crime scene which was investigated by special police officers,” NSW Police said in a statement.
Police are believed to be searching for a black Mitsubishi that was seen at the time of the incident Saturday Telegraph reported.
Witnesses reportedly saw the victim walking toward the car, possibly to speak to someone he knew.
A local resident said he saw a “disagreement” between the victim and the driver.
“He leaned against the window. “It looked like the man was trying to grab the man in the car,” the witness said.
“He held on to the car and the driver accelerated.”
It is understood the victim then hit his head on the ground. A witness said there was “blood everywhere.”
Any possible witnesses or anyone with dashcam footage is asked to contact Auburn Police or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.