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Further Remand For Man Accused Of Running Car Over Policewoman

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Auckland, Jan 15 NZPA - A man accused of reversing his car over a policewoman, causing her serious injury, reappeared in Waitakere District Court this morning.

Ioelu Peniamina, 44, pleaded not guilty to causing injury under the influence of alcohol and excess breath alcohol causing injury.

He was further remanded to appear in Auckland District Court on April 28.

Police said the officer was crushed against her patrol car after the driver of a vehicle she had stopped in the west Auckland suburb of Henderson reversed his car.

The driver sped off but stopped about 200 metres along the road and was arrested.

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