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Pedestrian narrowly missed after dangerous driving in Bodalla

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A number of Bodalla residents are calling for the cars of local hoons to be seized.

The call comes after a number of patrons were consuming alcohol at a licensed premises on the Princes Highway, in Bodalla on Tuesday (October 26).

A NSW Police spokesperson said  they reportedly began to play loud music from a parked vehicle nearby and were spoken to by staff before being refused further service.

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The group left in two vehicles, with a Holden Commodore utility seen doing an extended burnout on the highway and again at the intersection of Eurobodalla Road, narrowly avoiding a pedestrian.

South Coast Police Officers were notified and have commenced an investigation, with CCTV being reviewed.

One local resident told East Coast Radio the owner of the utility did a burnout on a dangerous part of the road. 

"It was a 360 burnout on a blind corner," the concerned local resident said. 

"The ute stopped all traffic  on the Princes Highway outside the Bodalla Dairy Shed where many people were enjoying their afternoon," the resident said. 

"It then proceeded to burn out up the highway across double white lines, stopping all oncoming traffic, as people avoided a head on collision."

"Seize or crush the cars of hoons to stop this madness."

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NSW Police can impose vehicle sanctions, which can include the surrendering of number plates or impounding a vehicle for up to three months.

As inquiries continue, police are urging anyone who witnessed the incident or has any information to come forward and call Batemans Bay Police on 4472 0099  or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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