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Woman charged over hit and run in Wallsend

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A woman has been charged following an alleged hit and run crash in Wallsend last week.

At about 5.45am (Thursday 1 April), emergency services were called to Douglas Street, Wallsend, after reports a motorcyclist had been knocked from his bike by a black SUV.

The rider – aged 18 – was assessed by NSW Ambulance paramedics before being taken to John Hunter Hospital suffering a fractured pelvis and femur.

Officers from the Hunter Crash Investigation Unit attended and commenced an investigation.

Following inquiries, a 28-year-old woman attended Waratah Police Station yesterday (Wednesday 7 April), where she was arrested.

She was charged with six offences including negligent driving occasioning grievous bodily harm and fail to stop…



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