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Man charged over Tuncester crash

A man has been charged following a serious crash in Tuncester, near Lismore, last month.

Just before 10am on Monday December 12, a Subaru Impreza and a Hyosung motorbike collided on Bentley Road, Tuncester.

The 22-year-old man riding the motorcycle was treated at the scene and conveyed to Lismore Base Hospital before being transferred to the Gold Coast Hospital.

Since the collision the man has had his right leg amputated.

Following investigations, the 24-year-old man who was driving the Subaru was arrested and taken to Lismore Police Station.

He has been charged with dangerous driving occasioning grievous bodily harm, negligent driving occasioning grievous bodily harm and overtake when unsafe.

He is due to appear at Lismore Local Court on Monday 13 February 2017.

 


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