Additional charges laid after fail to stop crash at Woy Woy, NSW

Additional charges have been laid against a man as part of investigations into an alleged fail to stop crash on the Central Coast earlier this year.

About 8.25am on Saturday 4 July 2020, emergency services were called to Blackwall Road in Woy Woy, following reports an 87-year-old pedestrian had been hit by a white Toyota Corolla who left the scene.

NSW Ambulance paramedics treated the 87-year-old man at the scene for suspected leg and hip fractures before being taken to Gosford Hospital.

Officers from the Metropolitan Crash Investigation Unit commenced inquiries into the crash and charged the Corolla driver, a 91-year-old Koolewong man, at the time.

The pedestrian died in hospital on Monday (26 October 2020).

Following further inquiries, the 91-year-old man was charged with two additional offences – dangerous driving occasioning death and negligent driving occasioning death – today (Thursday 29 October 2020).

He is due to appear at Gosford Local Court on Thursday 19 November 2020.

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