Police have located the driver involved in an alleged hit and run which left a pedestrian injured in Queenstown.

A car hit the pedestrian about 10pm last night near Adelaide Street and Frankton Road.

Police alleged last night that the driver of a silver station wagon left the scene, possibly travelling up Melbourne St.

This morning, they said a 33-year-old male driver had been located and would appear in Queenstown District Court on Monday.


He is facing charges of failing to stop/ascertain injury after crash and driving dangerously causing injury.

It is understood the pedestrian has serious injuries and was flown to Dunedin Hospital last night.