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by Matt de Neef
November 21, 2016
In today’s edition of the CT Daily News Digest: Richie Porte to be BMC’s sole leader for the 2017 Tour de France; Philippe Gilbert ordered to repay 300,000 Euros to Omega Pharma-Lotto; Koksijde CX World Cup cancelled due to dangerous winds; Miles Scotston signs with BMC; Brazilian Pro Continental team suspended after three positive tests; Mikel Landa to again focus on the Giro in 2017; Peter Sagan hasn’t ruled out MTBing in 2017; Man charged after injuring cyclist in West Melbourne hit-and-run; $1.3 million in fines for NSW cyclists since new laws introduced in March; When the supertuck goes wrong; Huge crowds at the Tour du Rwanda.
A 25-year-old man has been charged following an alleged hit-and-run in West Melbourne which left a cyclist in a critical condition.
Eighteen-year-old Ben Tyrrell was hit by a car late on Thursday night after which the driver fled the scene. The driver later presented himself to police.
The driver was charged with failing to report the collision to police, failing to stop and failing to render assistance. He will face the Melbourne Magistrates Court tomorrow.
Ben Tyrrell remains in a coma in the Royal Melbourne Hospital.
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