Police charge rider, search for passenger

June 20, 2023 6:50 am in by
torquay motorbike arrest eyewatchPolice are searching for a motorbike passenger involved in a crash in Mount Duneed after the rider allegedly ran a red light causing a collision.

The bike collided with a car at the intersections of Feehans Road and Surf Coast Hwy around 1.30 pm on Sunday afternoon.

The man was riding a non-branded 250CC dirt bike with a pillion passenger, with the passenger fleeing the scene.

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The rider was treated for injuries and arrested at the scene, facing charges including reckless conduct endangering life, unlicensed driving, unregistered, and failing to stop at a red light.

He will face Geelong Court later this year.

Anyone with information on the passenger is asked to call Crimestoppers on 1800 333 000.

Image: Eyewatch – Surf Coast Police Service Area (Facebook).