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Woman charged over Lake Macquarie crash

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A woman has been charged with driving offences following inquiries by Crash Investigators into a collision in Lake Macquarie earlier this year. Two women were critically injured when the cars they were driving collided at the intersection of Ntaba Road and the Pacific Highway, Jewells, about 10.20am on Wednesday 25 March 2020. A 73-year-old woman, … Continue reading “Woman charged over Lake Macquarie crash”

A woman has been charged with driving offences following inquiries by Crash Investigators into a collision in Lake Macquarie earlier this year.

Two women were critically injured when the cars they were driving collided at the intersection of Ntaba Road and the Pacific Highway, Jewells, about 10.20am on Wednesday 25 March 2020.

A 73-year-old woman, from Jewells, and a 60-year-old woman, from Chain Valley Bay, were taken to John Hunter Hospital.

A crime scene was established by officers from Lake Macquarie Police District, with officers from the Hunter Crash Investigation Unit (CIU) undertaking inquiries.

The younger woman has since been released from hospital and was yesterday (Saturday 30 May 2020), arrested when she attended Newcastle Police Station.

She has now been charged with five offences;

* Dangerous driving occasioning grievous bodily harm – drive manner dangerous

* Negligent driving (occasions grievous bodily harm)

* Driver use mobile phone when not permitted

* Drive vehicle, illicit drug present in blood, and

* Not stop at stop line at red light.

She has been granted conditional bail to appear at Newcastle Local Court on Thursday 30 July 2020.

The older woman remains in hospital in a serious condition, where she continues to be treated for spinal fractures, head and internal injuries.

Source: 16 News http://www.16news.com.au/index.php/2020/05/30/woman-charged-over-lake-macquarie-crash/

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