Police charge man after hit-run in Shepparton

Shepparton Crime Investigation Unit detectives have charged a man following an alleged hit-run incident in Shepparton earlier this month.

It is alleged the man drove at two men leaving a licensed venue on Wyndham Street, near the intersection of Fryers Street, about 2.30am on 15 March.

One man managed to jump out of the way but the other, a 21-year-old Kialla man, was struck.

He sustained serious injuries during the incident and was transported to hospital.

Police arrested a 34-year-old man on 23 March and have charged him with intentionally causing injury, recklessly causing injury, conduct endangering life, fail to stop at scene of an accident, unlicensed driving and other related charges.

The Shepparton man was bailed to appear at Shepparton Magistrates’ Court on 10 July.

Anyone with information in relation to the incident is asked to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au

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