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Teen charged after reversing into woman

An elderly woman is in a serious condition after a P-plater allegedly reversed his vehicle into her mobility scooter in Eden on the NSW south coast.

The 19-year-old man was allegedly reversing his car out of a driveway on Saturday morning when his vehicle hit the 70-year-old woman.

She suffered serious head and pelvic injuries and was flown to Canberra Hospital in a serious condition.

The man was arrested and charged with dangerous driving occasioning grievous bodily harm and for using a mobile phone while driving.

His licence was suspended and he will appear in Eden Local Court on Wednesday.

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