Woman charged after man and infant struck by vehicle - Long Jetty

Thursday, 23 February 2023 07:40:38 AM

A woman has been charged after a man holding an infant was struck by a vehicle in an alleged domestic violence-related incident on the Central Coast earlier this week.

Officers attached to Tuggerah Lakes Police District have been told a man, aged 36, and woman, aged 42, became involved in an argument at a home on Anzac Road, Long Jetty, about 11pm (Tuesday 21 February 2023), before the man left the location on foot with the couple’s 10-month-old child.

It is alleged the woman then drove a car towards the man, who was carrying the child, hitting them both.

The woman took the injured child to The Entrance Police Station where he was treated by NSW Ambulance paramedics for head and facial injuries before being taken to Gosford Hospital in a stable condition.

The man was treated at the scene by NSW Ambulance paramedics and taken to Wyong Hospital in a stable condition.

A crime scene was established which was examined by specialist officers attached to the Crash Investigation Unit.

The woman was taken to Gosford Hospital for mandatory testing, before she was taken to Gosford Police Station where she was charged with six offences,

• Dangerous driving occasioning grievous bodily harm – drive manner dangerous

• Drive recklessly/furiously or speed/manner dangerous

• Fail to stop and assist after impact cause injury

• Common assault (DV), and

• Drive motor vehicle during disqualification period (two counts).

She has been given conditional bail to appear before Wyong Local Court on Thursday 2 March 2023.