Truck driver charged with allegedly running a man down
A TRUCK driver has been charged after he allegedly ran down a man during a business dispute in Sydney's southwest late last week.
On Friday (April 12), a 31-year-old man was working as a labourer moving furniture from Earlwood to a home on Parmal Ave, Padstow.
Police have been told at the completion of the job, about 6pm, the man became involved in an argument with a truck driver over payment.
It's alleged the labourer was then hit by the truck, causing him to fall, before he was dragged about 15 metres.
The truck driver allegedly fled the scene without rendering first aid.
Emergency services were alerted and the man was taken to Liverpool Hospital where he remains with serious injuries.
Detectives from Bankstown Local Area Command commenced inquiries into the incident and arrested the truck driver after he attended Bankstown Police Station on Monday.
The 32-year-old man was charged with alleged cause grievous bodily harm with intent; and drive whilst suspended.