- SA Police Commissioner’s son seriously injured
- Charles Stevens attending schoolies at Goolwa Beach
The teenager who was seriously injured in a hit and run incident at Goolwa Beach overnight has been identified as the son of South Australian Commissioner of Police, Grant Stevens.
Commissioner Stevens’ son, Charlie Stevens, was in Goolwa Beach near Victor Harbour celebrating schoolies on Friday when he was struck by a car at about 9pm.
He suffered serious injuries and was airlifted to Flinders Medical Centre where it was found he had sustained an irreversible brain injury’.
He is currently on life support with his family who are waiting for family members from interstate to arrive.
The driver of the car, an 18-year-old Encounter Bay man, did not stop at the scene.
He was charged with causing harm by dangerous driving among other offences and will appear in Christies Beach Magistrates Court on Monday November 20.
More to come.