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Warana mum Kelly Renee Liddicoat accused of fatal Nambour crash killing Aaron Pitt, Lleyton Bartlett

A former flight attendant accused of running down and killing two mechanics while they were on the job has been spotted shopping ahead of her first court appearance.

Daily Mail Australia can reveal Kelly Renee Liddicoat is the motorist accused of ploughing into Aaron Pitt, 25, and Lleyton Bartlett, 22, as they tried to fix a broken down bus on Nambour Connection Road on April 21.

Both men – young tradies who were called to the highway about 3pm to urgently repair the bus – were rushed to hospital but died as a result of their injuries. 

Police allege Liddicoat, from Warana on the Sunshine Coast, was under the influence of an ‘intoxicating substance’ at the time of the crash. 

Pictures from the scene show she was driving a luxury white two-door BMW.

Daily Mail Australia can reveal Kelly Renee Liddicoat is the motorist accused of ploughing into Aaron Pitt, 25, and Lleyton Bartlett, 22

Liddicoat and her companion spent two-and-a-half hours shopping on Monday

Pictured: Kelly Liddicoat on Monday

Liddicoat and her companion spent two-and-a-half hours shopping on Monday 

On Monday she and a companion, believed to be her mother, left home about midday toward Kmart in Maroochydore. 

The women were seen shopping for clothing before heading 30 minutes north to Noosa’s main shopping precinct.

There, Liddicoat attended a lengthy appointment before joining the other woman in the street to chain smoke cigarettes and make several phone calls. 

She refused to comment when approached by Daily Mail Australia on Monday.

Police allege Liddicoat was travelling down Nambour Connection Road while impaired by an ‘intoxicating substance’ when she ploughed into Mr Pitt and Mr Bartlett about 3pm.

Aaron Pitt, a 25-year-old award-winning apprentice, was farewelled by family and friends in a funeral service last Friday

Pictured: Lleyton Bartlett with his girlfriend Paige. Mr Bartlett tragically died while he was trying to fix a broken down bus

Aaron Pitt, a 25-year-old award-winning apprentice, was farewelled by family and friends in a funeral service last Friday

Liddicoat is seen texting as she made her way through the Sunshine Coast shopping centre

Liddicoat is seen texting as she made her way through the Sunshine Coast shopping centre 

The pair took a break from shopping to have a cigarette in the rain on Monday in the Sunshine Coast

The pair took a break from shopping to have a cigarette in the rain on Monday in the Sunshine Coast

She was arrested and later charged with one count of dangerous operation of a vehicle causing death whilst adversely affected by an intoxicating substance.

Daily Mail Australia can reveal Kelly Renee Liddicoat is the motorist accused of ploughing into 25-year-old Aaron Pitt and Lleyton Bartlett, 22, as they tried to fix a broken down bus on Nambour Connection Road on April 21

Daily Mail Australia can reveal Kelly Renee Liddicoat is the motorist accused of ploughing into 25-year-old Aaron Pitt and Lleyton Bartlett, 22, as they tried to fix a broken down bus on Nambour Connection Road on April 21

Liddicoat walked away from the alleged incident unscathed.

The 43-year-old Sunshine Coast native was granted bail on the condition she presents to her local police station once a week.

She must also not get behind the wheel of a car.

Liddicoat will face Maroochydore Magistrates Court for the first time relating to this alleged offence on June 24.

She recently closed her small mobile spray tanning business, which she ran from her home in Warana.

A luxury two-door BMW (pictured) was taken for testing after the tragic crash

A luxury two-door BMW (pictured) was taken for testing after the tragic crash

Before that, Liddicoat had a short stint as a sales advisor with Youi and worked as a flight attendant and ground crew with Virgin Australia for almost five years.

It’s understood she is no longer working. 

Concerned loved ones say Liddicoat has lost contact with most of her former friends, colleagues and even family.

‘She’s had no contact with anyone from what I know,’ a friend said.

Liddicoat recently separated from her boyfriend.

Meanwhile, the families of her alleged victims are grieving their loved ones. 

Mr Pitt, an apprentice diesel fitter, was farewelled in an emotionally-charged funeral last Friday. Friends and family reflected on his ‘short but good’ life.

Mr Bartlett is expected to be farewelled on Friday May 13. The 22-year-old has been remembered as a talented hockey player who was a Maroochydore junior, senior, and Sunshine Coast rep player up to only two years ago

Mr Bartlett is expected to be farewelled on Friday May 13. The 22-year-old has been remembered as a talented hockey player who was a Maroochydore junior, senior, and Sunshine Coast rep player up to only two years ago

‘He was doing so much with his life and really living life well and that has been a comfort for us knowing he was so happy,’ the eulogy read.

‘We should all live like Aaron did, making the most of every minute, doing the things that give us joy, being with people we love and relishing every moment of every day.’

The 25-year-old had only recently been awarded apprentice of the year and was adored by his colleagues.

Meanwhile, Mr Bartlett is expected to be farewelled on Friday May 13.

The 22-year-old has been remembered as a talented hockey player who was a Maroochydore junior, senior, and Sunshine Coast rep player up to only two years ago.

Paramedics rushed the pair to Sunshine Coast University Hospital in critical conditions but they couldn’t be saved.

Paramedics tried to save the two young mechanics, but they tragically died after suffering life threatening injuries

Paramedics tried to save the two young mechanics, but they tragically died after suffering life threatening injuries

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