Paul Andrew Brown faced a hearing in Burwood Local Court today (27 May 2020) on charges of failing to stop and render aid, negligent driving occasioning grievous bodily harm, and not exchanging particulars.
The collision occurred at the intersection of Wellbank and Spring streets, in Concord, about 7.45pm on 14 August 2019.
Police told the court the driver of the utility failed to stop to render assistance to the rider and continued to drive north on Spring Street.
The scooter rider, a 34-year-old woman, suffered serious injuries and was taken to Royal Prince Alfred Hospital.
Crash Investigation Unit officers found the ute parked in North Strathfield about 2.30pm the next day.
After a short foot pursuit, police arrested Brown and took him to Burwood Police Station were he was charged.
Brown has been in and out of court since and was today found guilty. He will front court again on 15 July 2020 for sentencing.