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Man charged over fatal crash in Rouse Hill

Man Charged Over Fatal Crash At Rouse Hill
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A man has been charged over a two-vehicle crash in Sydney’s west earlier this month, NSW Police said in its report on Wednesday, 17 April 2024. 

At about 7 PM on Tuesday, 9 April, emergency services were called to the intersection of Windsor Road and Sanctuary Drive, Rouse Hill, following reports of a bus and car colliding.

NSW Ambulance paramedics treated a 68-year-old male passenger in the car, but he died at the scene.

The driver – a 40-year-old man – was trapped before being released by Fire and Rescue NSW.

He was taken to Westmead Hospital in a stable condition.

Three other passengers – two women aged 62 and 38 and a 4-year-old child – were taken to Westmead Hospital in a stable condition.

The driver of the bus – a 61-year-old man – was uninjured and taken to Blacktown Hospital for mandatory testing.

Officers attached to The Hills Police Area Command established a crime scene that was examined by officers from the Crash Investigation Unit.

Yesterday (Tuesday, 16 April 2024), the 40-year-old man presented to The Hills Police Station, where he was charged with six offences, including:

      • Dangerous driving occ death-drive manner dangerous
      • Dangerous driving occ GBH-drive manner dangerous
      • Cause bodily harm by misconduct, in charge of motor vehicle
      • Negligent driving (occasioning death)
      • Negligent driving (occasions grievous bodily harm)
      • Not stop at stop line at red light (not toll booth) – motor vehicle

He was granted conditional bail to appear at Parramatta Local Court on Wednesday, 29 May 2024.

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