Teenager, 16, fighting for life after he was sent flying in alleged hit-and-run outside a house party – as footage of the car is seen ‘speeding before collision’
- Teenager fighting for life after allegedly hit by black sedan at house party
- Police were called to house party following reports of fight in Perth on Friday
- Bystanders said the 16-year-old boy was sent metres into the air by a vehicle
A teenager is fighting for life after he was allegedly mowed down by a car in a hit-and-run.
Police were called to a house party on Shearn Crescent at Doubleview in Perth following reports of a fight before midnight on Friday.
Officers arrived to find a seriously injured 16-year-old boy before he was taken to hospital in a critical condition.
A teenager has been left fighting for life after he was allegedly mowed down by a car in a hit-and-run
Bystanders said the boy had been flung metres down the road after he was allegedly hit by a black sedan.
CCTV footage from a nearby home caught the vehicle driving along the road moments before the alleged hit-and-run.
The car is seen circling a roundabout before it pulls off down a street.
Witness Travis Smith said the car mounted the kerb before hitting the teenager.
‘[I] came here and saw the young fella laying down in the bushes over there in a pretty bad bad way,’ he told Nine News.
Police found the wrecked car abandoned in a street not far from the party.
Three people were taken to the Mirrabooka Police Station for questioning.
A 20-year-old man was charged and will front court at a later date.
Officers are continuing their investigation into the incident.
CCTV footage from a nearby home caught the vehicle driving along the road moments before the alleged hit-and-run
Police found the wrecked car abandoned on Williamstown Street – a few minutes from the party