Woman charged following Main Ridge collision


Police have charged a woman following an alleged hit run collision in Main Ridge last week.

It is believed a car travelling east on Shands Road collided with a cyclist on Friday 7 April about 6pm.

The 27-year-old male cyclist was taken to hospital with critical injuries.

The driver of the car, a 69-year-old woman, left the scene but was arrested by police a short time later.

The woman was taken to a nearby police station where she returned a reading of 0.174% on an evidentiary breath test.

She has been charged with negligently causing serious injury, dangerous driving causing serious injury, drink driving and failing to render assistance.

The Flinders woman was bailed to appear at the Melbourne Magistrates’ Court tomorrow (11 April).

Source: Victoria Police News – 10 April 2017