Police charge woman after Dandenong hit-run

Detectives from the Greater Dandenong Crime Investigation Unit have charged a woman following an alleged hit-run collision at Dandenong in April.

It is alleged a car struck a cyclist on Langhorne Road, near the intersection of the Princes Freeway, about 1.10pm on 21 April.

The driver of the vehicle allegedly did not stop to render assistance and fled from the scene.

The cyclist, a 46-year-old Dandenong North man, was transported to hospital in a critical condition and is still being treated for his injuries today.

An 18-year-old woman attended a police station today and was interviewed by detectives.

She was subsequently charged with dangerous driving causing serious injury, fail to stop, fail to assist, driving without a licence, handling stolen goods and driving without number plate affixed in accordance with the regulations.

The Epping woman was bailed to appear before Dandenong Magistrates’ Court on 22 December.

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