Woman charged over hit-and-run that left woman in critical condtion

A woman has been charged over an alleged hit-and-run that has left a mother in a critical condition.

About 3.15pm, a 29-year-old woman crossed Chester Hill Road in Bass Hill to get to a vehicle that was parked on the eastern side of the road.

As she crossed, police allege she was hit by a black Subaru Impreza sedan that was travelling south on Chester Hill Road.


The woman was dragged a short distance by the vehicle before hitting the rear of another car that was parked.

The woman’s three children watched the horror accident unfold and witnessed the driver of the Subaru drive from the scene without stopping.

The woman was taken to Liverpool Hospital where she remains in a critical condition with head injuries and fractures to her pelvis, elbow and leg.

Officers from the Metropolitan Crash Investigation Unit attended the scene and commenced an investigation.

Late yesterday, police from Ashfield, together with officers from the Metropolitan Crash Investigation Unit, attended a home on Macquarie Road, Earlwood.

A 26-year-old woman was arrested and taken to Campsie Police Station where she has been charged with failing to stop and assist after vehicle impact causing grievous bodily harm, and negligent driving (occasioning grievous bodily harm).

She was given conditional bail and will appear in Burwood Local Court on Wednesday 5 November 2015.