Man charged six months after hit and run

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A man has been arrested and charged over a hit and run that left a young boy with serious head injuries on the NSW Central Coast six months ago.

Police say an 11-year-old boy was struck by a trail bike on Parsons Road just after 2pm on Sunday 21 June.


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The boy was treated at the scene by paramedics before being airlifted to The Westmead Children’s Hospital with skull and facial injuries.

He remained in hospital for a number of days before being released.

Investigators were told the male rider did not stop at the scene to render assistance, prompting a full investigation and public appeal.

Just before 2pm on Thursday, police attended a home on Hutton Road at The Entrance North and arrested a 34-year-old man.

He was taken to Wyong police station where he was charged with a number of offences including, negligent driving occasioning grievous bodily harm, not give particulars to injured person, and use unregistered vehicle.

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