A Busselton man has been charged over a serious hit and run crash in which a woman was run down by a four-wheel-drive while riding her bike in Geographe.
The woman and a man, also in his 20s, were cycling east along Marine Terrace about 11.15pm on June 1 when the car struck them from behind, then drove on without stopping.
The pair were taken to Busselton District Hospital but the woman’s condition deteriorated and she was airlifted to Royal Perth Hospital by helicopter with serious injuries.
Major Crash Investigators investigated the incident and police have now charged a 25-year-old man with failed to stop and ensure assistance received after incident occasioning grievous bodily harm, failed to stop and ensure assistance received after incident occasioning bodily harm, fail to report an incident occasioning death or grievous bodily harm and no authority to drive.
He is due to appear in the Busselton Magistrates Court on July 30.
A hospital spokeswoman said the woman was in a stable condition.