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‘Drunk driver’ faces more charges over crash that killed four kids

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Siblings Anthony, 13, Angelina, 12, and Sienna Abdallah, 9, and their 11-year-old cousin Veronique Sakr all died after a car allegedly veered into them as they were going to get icecream.

An alleged drunk driver accused of hitting and killing four children in an horrific car crash earlier this year will face 14 fresh charges today.

Samuel William Davidson, 29, was allegedly three times over the legal blood alcohol limit when he was behind the wheel on February 1 in Oatlands, in Sydney's west.

Siblings Anthony, 13, Angelina, 12, and Sienna Abdallah, 9, and their 11-year-old cousin Veronique Sakr all died after Davidson allegedly veered into them as they were going to get icecream.

Abdallah siblings Sienna, 8, Angelina, 12, and Antony, 13, died at the scene in Oatlands alongside their 11-year-old cousin Veronique Sakr.The Mitsubushi 4WD ute allegedly involved in the crash.

Davidson will reappear at Parramatta Local Court today on a string of fresh charges including driving under the influence of drugs and speeding.

The new charges include: four counts of aggravated dangerous driving occasioning death – influence of drug or drugs (MDMA), and four counts of aggravated dangerous driving occasioning death – speed more than 45km/h over limit.

He is also facing a charge of aggravated dangerous driving occasioning grievous bodily harm – influence of drug (MDMA) and aggravated dangerous driving occasioning grievous bodily harm – speed more than 45km/h over limit.

Davidson has also been charged with one count each of drive vehicle, illicit drug present in blood (Cocaine), drive vehicle, illicit drug present in blood (MDMA), proceed through red traffic light and not give particulars to police.

Source: 9News https://www.9news.com.au/national/oatlands-crash-alleged-drunk-driver-samuel-davidson-facing-14-new-charges/c7f86aff-6633-4a47-94ba-fdd10df2b492

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