Crime Stoppers

Hit and Run Charges – Alice Springs

Wednesday 11-Nov-2015 22:30

Northern Territory Police have charged two people for their involvement in the hit and run of a 25-year-old woman in Alice Springs on 21 October 2015.

Detective Senior Sergeant Janelle Tonkin from the Major Crash Investigation Unit said that a 52-year-old man and 51-year-old woman from Alice Springs have been charged today. 

The 52-year-old man has been charged with:

  • Hit and run cause serious harm
  • Attempt to pervert the cause of justice
  • Provide false statutory declaration
  • Other ancillary traffic charges

The 51-year-old woman has been charged with:

  • Hit and run cause serious harm (accessory after the fact)
  • Attempt to pervert the cause of justice
  • Provide false statutory declaration

The man will be remanded in custody and the woman will be released on bail, they both will appear in court on Thursday 12 November.

“We would like to thank the members of the Alice Springs community who provided information and helped police during our investigation.  

“This has been a complicated investigation, jointly undertaken by detectives from the Major Crash Investigation Unit and Southern Investigation Division who have worked tirelessly to achieve today’s result.

“Our thoughts and best wishes go out to the O’Connor family and we wish them a speedy recovery,” said Janelle Tonkin.