Man charged after fatal road rage incident at Blackett

A man has been charged following an alleged fatal road rage incident in Blackett yesterday.

About 8.45am (Thursday 20 June 2024), emergency services were called to Jersey Road following reports a pedestrian had been hit by a car.

Officers attached to Mount Druitt Police Area Command attended and found a 27-year-old man had been hit by a utility before it fled the scene.

The 27-year-old man was treated by NSW Ambulance paramedics but died at the scene.

Police established a crime scene and the Crash Investigation Unit – with the assistance of State Crime Command’s Homicide Squad – launched an investigation into the incident.

Following extensive enquiries, a white Toyota Hilux was seized on Mileham Street, Windsor, and will undergo forensic examination.

A 39-year-old man attended Mount Druitt Police Station about 6.30am today (Friday 21 June 2024) where he was arrested.

The man was charged with manslaughter, fail to stop and assist after vehicle impact causing death, negligent driving (occasioning death), and dangerous driving occasioning death – drive manner dangerous.

He was bail refused to appear before Parramatta Local Court tomorrow (Saturday 22 June 2024).

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