Suspect apprehend Sale hit-run culprit


South Australian police have arrested a man in relation to a hit-run incident in Sale last week

Wellington Crime Investigation Unit detectives had issued a warrant for the arrest of John Allen Reid, an 38-year-old man, following an incident where two cyclists were struck by a car that failed to stop.

Police located John Allen Reid at a motel in Ceduna, South Australia and arrested him on Saturday night.

Mr Reid has been charged with negligently cause serious injury, conduct endangering life and other traffic related offences.

He remains in custody and in the coming days detectives from Wellington Crime Investigation Unit will travel to South Australia and seek his extradition.

Of the two injured cyclists, the 30-year-old Stratford man remains in hospital while the 33-year-old Sale man has been released.

Detectives would like to thank the community for their assistance with this investigation.




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