Lismore local court
Lismore local court

Tweed man faces court over hit-and-run

A TWEED Heads man who pleaded guilty to a hit-and-run last year has again faced court this week.

Nicholas Luke Strett, 31, allegedly hit and injured Daniel Lambkin in the Toyota Hilux he was driving on the morning of Sunday, November 9 last year.

Between 5.30 and 6.30am, Strett allegedly drove dangerously on the Pacific Mwy off-ramp at Kennedy Dr, before striking Mr Lambkin.

Strett allegedly kept driving.

Mr Lambkin was not helped until an hour later, when a passer-by called for help.

Strett was charged with dangerous driving occasioning grievous bodily harm, fail to stop and assist after vehicle impact causing grievous bodily harm and negligent driving occasioning grievous bodily harm.

He pleaded guilty on December 1, and was granted bail.

He appeared before Lismore Local Court on Tuesday, and is due to reappear later this month. February 17.



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