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Woman Charged Over Alleged Hit-And-Run In Western Sydney

The 47-year-old faces several charges.

07/10/2017 8:25 AM AEDT | Updated 07/10/2017 8:25 AM AEDT
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A woman will front court charged with driving offences.

A woman will face court charged with dangerous driving after an alleged hit-and-run in Sydney's west.

The 47-year-old woman is accused of striking a 61-year-old man with her car at Blacktown on Friday afternoon after her vehicle crossed to the wrong side of the road, police said.

Police believe that the woman, a man, another woman, and a new born baby fled from the car following the incident.

The hit man was treated at the scene and conveyed to Westmead Hospital in a stable condition where he will undergo surgery to a head injury.

The incident is said to be related to a two-day-old baby who was snatched from Blacktown hospital on Friday.

NewsCorp Australia reports it was a kidnapping attempt just hours before the baby was due to go into state care.

The alleged driver was apprehended and charged with dangerous driving occasioning grievous bodily harm, negligent driving occasioning grievous bodily harm and drive furiously.

She was refused bail and will face Parramatta Bail Court on Saturday.

The other woman in the car remains in hospital after a mental health assessment, while the baby is in the care of government services, police said.

Authorities are still searching for the male passenger in the car.

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