World News – UA – Alice Springs motorcyclist dies in hospital week after hit-and-run


A motorcyclist struck in an alleged hit and run in Alice Springs last week died in hospital after his life support system was overhauled from

NT police confirmed the man’s death Thursday afternoon, just under a week since the accident in the Alice Springs central business district last Thursday evening

The man was tagged on social media as Shane Powell, Alice Springs Disability Support Worker, 47

Wayne Thompson, a family friend, said on Thursday the decision had been made to remove M’s life support system Powell

« Doctors who have fought relentlessly can do nothing more and Shane’s brain injuries are just too bad, » M said. Thompson in a Facebook post

Police allege that the five indicted were all occupants of the car that hit Mr. Powell at the intersection of Stott Terrace and Telegraph Terrace

Two 19-year-old men and three youngsters – aged 16, 15 and 13 – face hit-and-run charges causing serious injury and failing to save or provide assistance

Police say the three youngest, all on bail, are due in court tomorrow

They said one 19-year-old was remanded in custody until November 3 and the other, on bail, would face court at a later date

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World News – UA – Alice Springs motorcyclist dies in hospital a week after hit and run


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