Kalgoorlie man says he didn’t really think what would happen when he chased 14-year-old motorbike rider off road

A Kalgoorlie man who admitted to chasing and running over a 14-year-old boy on a motorcycle said he would not have thought his actions were “unsafe” if it had not resulted in a death, later adding “hindsight’s a beautiful thing.”

The 56-year-old man , who cannot be identified, told police in an interview almost eight hours after the crash that killed Noongar and Wongatha boy Elijah Doughty that he would not normally drive that close to another vehicle “because normally I was not doing pursuits.”

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