Perth Man Charged Over Alleged Hit And Run

Seven offences laid


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A Perth man has been hit with multiple charges over an alleged hit and run in Perth which left a traffic police offer with serious injuries.

Police say the incident happened on Great Eastern Highway in Greenmount, when an officer was struck while conducting a routine speed check.

The driver failed to stop the man in his Ford ute, occuring at 9:45pm on Thursday.

After locating the driver, which police say involved "significant resources", he was taken into custody.

On Friday, the 34-year-old appeared in court and was charged with failing to obey the direction of a police officer, aggravated dangerous driving, failing to report a traffic incident and driving without a licence.

The Perth east man was refused bail, he will reappear in Perth Magistrates Court on Saturday.

Officers urge anyone with information about the crash to contact Crimestoppers.

Police have asked anyone who may have information about the crash to contact Crimestoppers.

The on-duty officer was sent to Royal Perth Hospital with serious injuries, he remains in a stable condition.

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15 January 2022




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