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Youths run from stolen car as man fights for his life after hit and run. Update.

Police have arrested boys aged 13, 15 and 16 and a man aged 19 after a hit and run incident that left a man...

Bad start to the week: Assaults, hit and runs.

Police are looking for offenders in separate crimes.

Woman killed in The Gap: Man charged with hit & run

Police are looking for white ute. – Media release.

 

UPDATE January 6

Police have charged a 50-year-old man and remanded him in custody, to appear in court on Monday.

 

Hit and run: two people charged

Brett and Narelle Dredge have been charged with "hit and run, cause serious harm, attempt to pervert the course of justice, make a false statement in declaration". ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

'Person of interest' sought in hit and run

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Police release two comfit versions of a person "who may have information that will assist police with their investigations" into the hit and run of a 24-year-old woman on October 21.

 

The weapon police cannot find is sometimes a car

p2177-Erwin-hit&run-TennSMSloppy procedures in transferring ownership of cars are an obstacle to investigations of serious crimes, including hit and run which is endemic in the NT and carries a penalty of up to 10 years in jail. ERWIN CHLANDA reports – partly from his own experience as a victim. PHOTO: Police searching crime scene of fatal hit and run near Tennant Creek. (Pic courtesy NT Police.)

Report of a near fatal, in the first person

I've written many traffic accident reports, beginning in the '60s as a police roundsman for a daily newspaper in Vienna. All were written in the third person. At about 8:25pm on Tuesday, November 19, 2013, at age 68, I had my first serious traffic accident. So here is my first person account of what happened, what it meant to me, what it made me discover about my family, friends, profession, community. My life in general, really. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. PHOTO: In the Alice hospital about an hour after my near-fatal crash.

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