Man allegedly hit by car after argument

A 47-YEAR-OLD man is in a serious condition after he was allegedly run down by a four-wheel drive during an argument in a Scarness street.

An alleged altercation started after two men arrived at a Turrum St home on Saturday about 9pm.

A man, who was a resident of the Turrum St home, was allegedly hit by a white four-wheel drive about 9.09pm suffering abdominal injuries and multiple broken bones.

The first call to police was made about 9.05pm, and it was during this call when the victim was allegedly hit by the car, according to arresting officer Constable Mitch Harris.

Paramedics transported the victim to Hervey Bay Hospital.

The four-wheel drive allegedly fled the scene only to be found 20 minutes later by police.

A 44-year-old man has been charged with a string of offences including dangerous operation of a motor vehicle causing grievous bodily harm to appear in court today.

Hervey Bay Criminal Investigations Branch confirmed investigations are continuing.   



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