Plea for crash driver to come forward

THE brother of a young woman who was left to die on the side of the road after being struck by a car in Sydney has pleaded with the driver to come forward.

Alarna Richardson, 23, died late Sunday after suffering severe injuries when the trail-bike she was a passenger on was hit by a car in Sydney's west.

The bike rider, 21-year-old Grayson Moore, remains in hospital in a serious condition.

Following the crash, the driver of the car failed to stop.

On Monday afternoon, Ms Richardson's brother fronted the media on behalf of the family.

He said the driver had left "a beautiful girl" behind and questioned how the person in question would be able to live with themself if they didn't come forward.

Traffic chief Inspector Phillip Brooks described the situation as tragic and called on witnesses, particularly the driver to contact police.

He said the car involved was a believed to be a dark red/maroon 1991-1994 Toyota Corolla which would have suffered significant damage to the front-end.

Anyone with information can phone Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.


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