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Tuesday, May 21, 2024

69-year-old charged over fatal Wyong crash

A 69-year-old female driver has been charged after a motorcyclist died in a crash at Wyong earlier this week.

NSW Police say that at about 10am on Monday, emergency services were called to the intersection of Amy Close and the Pacific Highway, after a motorcycle and Toyota Corolla had collided. 

The motorcyclist – a 52-year-old woman – was treated on scene; however, tragically she died a short time later.

The Toyota driver – a 69-year-old woman – was taken to Wyong Hospital for treatment to minor injuries. She also underwent mandatory drug and alcohol testing. 

Officers from Tuggerah Lakes Police District and the Crash Investigation Unit commenced an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the crash.

Following inquiries, the driver was arrested about 3.30pm yesterday and taken to Wyong Police Station.

The Tuggerawang woman was charged with dangerous driving occasioning death – manner dangerous, negligent driving occasioning death, and not give way at traffic lights.

She was given bail to appear at Wyong Local Court on 4 November. The woman’s driver’s licence has been suspended.

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