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Worboyes, Tyler v The Queen [2021] VSCA 169

Victorian Court of Appeal
Priest, Kaye and T Forrest JJA

Worboyes, Tyler v The Queen

Judgment Date: 
18 June 2021

CRIMINAL LAW - Appeal - Recklessly causing serious injury, reckless conduct endangering serious injury and failing to render assistance after a motor vehicle accident - Spectator seriously injured and others endangered at illegal 'skid' meet - Sentence of two years and five months' imprisonment, with a non-parole period of one year and four months - Whether sentencing judge failed to give sufficient utilitarian value to guilty plea during COVID-19 pandemic - Whether judge failed to take into account forfeiture of appellant's vehicle - Whether sentence manifestly excessive - Appeal dismissed.