The lawyer for a Far South Coast man accused of attempted murder has requested the case be adjourned until the man's parents return from an overseas holiday.
Fifty-year-old Shane Russell Smith, currently being held on remand at Batemans Bay Police Station, did not appear in Bega Local Court on Tuesday, August 13, and did not apply for bail.
Smith's lawyer Paul Thompson told the court Smith's parents, who live locally, can offer a surety amount and put forward a proposal for a bail application.
He told the court Smith's parents will be returning from an overseas holiday sometime on August 13, and requested an adjournment.
Smith is charged with causing wounding or grievous bodily harm to a person with intent to murder, dangerous driving occasioning grievous bodily harm, driving in a dangerous manner and driving recklessly or furiously or at a dangerous speed or manner.
Police allege on August 3, Smith was driving a 2008 Toyota Landcruiser on Gumflat Rd in Pericoe, near Eden, when the vehicle was involved in an impact causing grievous bodily harm to his alleged victim.
He was arrested at Bega Police Station on Thursday, August 8.
Magistrate Doug Dick adjourned the matter to Batemans Bay Local Court on August 19 for a bail application.
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