Central Coast man charged, allegedly doing burn outs with baby in car

The little baby is just 7-months-old.

Editor / March 09 2020

A 24-year-old Central Coast man has been charged after Police Officers observed him driving dangerously with a seven-moth-old baby girl in the car.

Over the weekend Tuggerah Lakes Police whilst on patrols of the Tuggerah area, saw a Holden Commodore ‘allegedly’ doing burn outs.

It is alleged that the 24-year-old driver was also speeding and had a 19-year-old passenger and a seven-month-old baby.


The man was stopped on Wyong Road in Tuggerah. His Holden Commodore was inspected and had a number of defects identified.

He was charged with prolong, sustain etc loss of traction, class A motor vehicle exceed speed (over 45km – estimated), and drive recklessly/furiously or speed/manner dangerous.


He was also issued with other infringement notices for fail notify authority of change of ownership, operate vehicle with defective tyres, operate vehicle with defective suspension, operate vehicle in breach of defect notice – minor, and his licence was also suspended.


The driver is due to appear in Wyong Local Court on March 23.


FACS (Department of Family and Community Services) have been contacted and a child at risk notification has been issued.

Wyong Local Court

Wyong Local Court

Michelle Connolly has worked as a photo director, social media manager and photo editor at some of Australia's biggest media companies, including New Idea. She is now editor of Practical Parenting and loving mum-of-two.

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