Strict bail conditions for allegedly striking pedestrian

A man has been charged after a pedestrian was injured following a crash at Forresters Beach on Thursday night, October 28.

Just after 7:30pm emergency services were called to Mistview Circuit, following reports a pedestrian had been hit by a car.

Police were allegedly told a white Ford Ranger utility had crashed into a parked Volkswagen Amarok utility, before hitting a pedestrian and fleeing the scene.

The pedestrian – a 42-year-old man – was treated by NSW Ambulance paramedics before being taken to Gosford Hospital in a stable condition.

At about 10pm, officers attached to Tuggerah Lakes Police District arrested a 26-year-old man at Bateau Bay.

They also seized a white Ford Ranger utility and $5,945 cash from the home.

The man was charged with causing bodily harm by misconduct in charge of motor vehicle, negligent driving (no death or grievous bodily harm), assaulting an officer in execution of duty, resisting an officer in execution of duty and failing to stop and assist after impact cause injury.

He was granted strict conditional bail to appear at Gosford Local Court on December 8.

NSW Police

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