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Hit and Run charges

Hit and Run charges


Two men appeared in court today

Major Collision Investigation Unit detectives have charged a second man in relation to a hit and run collision in Echuca in March.

The 34-year-old Epsom man was charged with accessory after the fact, attempt to pervert the course of justice, perjury, and destruction of evidence.

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He was remanded in custody overnight.

He appeared in Bendigo Magistrate's Court today, and was remanded in custody.

He will attend court next week for a bail application.

A 23-year-old man was previously arrested in relation to the incident.

He was charged with negligently causing serious injury, failing to remain at the scene of a collision and render assistance and dangerous driving causing serious injury.

He also appeared in court today, but his matter was adjourned until September.

The incident on March 10th saw a male pedestrian struck by a motorcycle just after midnight on the walking track between McKenzie St and Campaspe Esplanade.

The 39-year-old victim suffered head injuries and was airlifted to Royal Melbourne Hospital.

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