Police charge driver after crash in Glenorie

A man has been charged following a serious crash in Sydney’s north west earlier this year.

About 12.10am on Sunday 5 April 2020, a Mazda 626 was travelling west on Sermelfi Drive, Glenorie, when it left the road and struck a power pole.

The driver, a 20-year-old man, was taken to Westmead Hospital with minor injuries. He also underwent mandatory testing.

His passenger, a 16-year-old boy, suffered serious injuries and was treated by NSW Ambulance paramedics before being airlifted to The Children’s Hospital at Westmead in a critical condition. He has since been released.

Officers from the Metropolitan Crash Investigation Unit commenced an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the crash.

Following inquiries, the driver, now aged 21, was issued a Court Attendance Notice about 1.30pm yesterday (Friday 18 September 2020) for the offences of dangerous driving occasioning grievous bodily harm- drive manner dangerous, drive with low range PCA, negligent driving (occasions grievous bodily harm), and not comply with noticed direction re section 7/8/9 – COVID-19.

He is due to appear at Blacktown Local Court on Tuesday 3 November 2020.

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