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Teen charged over fatal crash in McGraths Hill

Image 2024 01 24 095208857 Teen Charged Over Fatal Crash In Mcgraths Hill

A teenager will face court today, charged over a crash at McGraths Hill in which two boys died.

Emergency services were called to Windsor Road, McGraths Hill, about 9.40pm Monday 15 January 2024, following reports a Nissan 200SX sedan had struck a power pole.

Officers attached Hawkesbury Police Area Command attended and found two teenaged boys – who were passengers in the Nissan – critically injured; they both died at the scene.

The male driver, aged 17, was treated by NSW Ambulance paramedics for chest and internal injuries before being taken to Westmead Hospital. He was later discharged.

Police established a crime scene with officers attached to the Crash Investigation Unit investigating the crash.

Police were told the Nissan and a Ford Falcon sedan had allegedly collided immediately before the Nissan left the road and struck the pole.

The driver of the Falcon stopped and rendered assistance, calling Triple Zero (000), before undergoing mandatory blood and urine testing.

Following investigations, a 17-year-old youth was arrested when he attended Windsor Police Station about 10pm yesterday (Tuesday 23 January 2024).

He has now been charged with two counts of dangerous driving occasioning death, and two counts of negligent driving occasion death.

He was refused bail and will appear in a children’s court today (Wednesday 24 January 2024).

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