Police have found the vehicle used in sickening hit and run in Wellington that left a mother badly injured.
The grey Mitsubishi Diamante has been located at a Lower Hutt property, police said today.
It was involved in the hit and run in Taita on Saturday.
Mother-of-two Anna Chesterfield remains in intensive care.
She was on a pedestrian crossing on High St, Taita shortly after midday on Saturday when she was hit by a car whose driver did not stop.
Police are encouraging the driver of the grey car”to do the right thing and come forward”.
A forensic examination of the car will begin today.
Chesterfield’s family said they were angry and disturbed after the incident.
Local shop owner Kostas Kadrasos said he saw the car moving, then saw Chesterfield lying on the ground.
He said the car turned around slowly before leaving the scene.
Members of the public rushed to help Chesterfield and put a blanket around her as she sat shaking for about half an hour.
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