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Woman charged after expectant mum and unborn child killed in NSW crash

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A 22-year-old woman was allegedly unlicensed and driving dangerously in the lead-up to a car crash that killed her heavily pregnant passenger in northern NSW.

A 22-year-old woman was allegedly unlicensed and driving dangerously in the lead-up to a car crash that killed her heavily pregnant passenger in northern NSW.

Emergency workers were called to Inverell on Sunday night after reports a car collided with another before crashing into a pole.

Police said the 20-year-old passenger, who was seven months' pregnant, was taken to Inverell Airport to be airlifted to hospital.

However the woman and her unborn baby died before they could be airlifted.

A 19-year-old man and an 18-year-old woman in the other car suffered minor injuries, while the driver of the first car was taken to hospital in a stable condition.

The Tingha woman has been charged with eight offences, including dangerous and negligent driving occasioning death, and driver never licensed.

She is due to face the Tamworth Local Court on March 17.

This article was reproduced with AAP.

Source: 9News https://www.9news.com.au/national/charges-pregnant-woman-killed-inverell-car-crash-nsw-news/e72ce791-5a0a-4b2f-b10c-c14f10e6afd3

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