A man accused of a hit-and-run in Greytown, Wairarapa, is also now facing charges of lying to police.

Sergeant Tim Crum said a 19-year-old had been charged in relation to the hit and run in East St, Greytown on August 9.

Crum said the 19-year-old also faces charges of making a false statement to police and careless driving.

He will appear in the Masterton District Court on September 21.

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