Driver surrenders after motorcyclist loses limbs in horror hit and run

A driver has handed himself into police two years after a hit and run which left a motorcyclist with horrific injuries.

The crash occurred on Wild Duck Drive at Cams Wharf in Lake Macquarie on Tuesday 3 June 2014.

Emergency services arrived at the scene to find a motorcyclist had lost an arm and a leg after being knocked off his bike in the accident.


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The driver fled the scene and remained on the run from police for more than two years.

Following ongoing investigations, the 29-year-old man surrendered to officers at Boolaroo Police Station yesterday after a warrant had been issued for his arrest.

The man has since been charged with eight offences including dangerous driving occasioning grievous bodily harm, exceed speed by more than 45km/h, and fail to stop after accident.

He is due to face Belmont Local Court on 19 January 2017.

 

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