A man will appear in court today following a two-vehicle crash in Dubbo.
Shortly after 2pm (Monday 25 November 2019), emergency services were called to the intersection of Mitchell Highway and Wheelers Lane, after reports a Holden Commodore and a Toyota Hilux collided.
The four occupants of the Holden fled the scene on foot.
Officers from Orana Mid-Western Police District established a crime scene and commenced an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the crash.
The driver of the Toyota – a 49-year-old man – was treated at the scene before being taken to Dubbo Base Hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.
A short time later, three men and a woman were arrested at a shopping centre on Windsor Parade and taken to Dubbo Police Station.
A 32-year-old man was charged with police pursuit – not stop – drive recklessly, knowingly possess identity plate not on correct vehicle, drive furiously cause bodily harm, never licenced person drive vehicle on road, drive recklessly/furiously or speed/manner dangerous, negligent driving, fail to stop and assist after impact cause injury and not give particulars to injured person.
The man was refused bail to appear before Dubbo Local Court today (Tuesday 26 November 2019).
The Holden Commodore was seized, and the two other men and woman were released without charge.