NOA Ronnie Etheridge is headed behind bars, after being sentenced to prison for a hit and run incident in 2014.
Jemal Lawton was hit by Etheridge on the corner of Rockonia Rd and Stack St.
The court today heard Etheridge had been travelling up to 82km when the incident happened, and left the scene.
Jemal, who was 17, had his life support switched off in hospital several days later.
Etheridge has been sentenced to six years in prison, with parole after two years.