A 97-year-old woman was one of two people airlifted to hospital following a crash between several vehicles in Windsor, in an incident that has seen a truck driver charged.
Emergency services were called to Hawkesbury Valley Way near George Street shortly after 10am on Friday, October 5 following reports of a crash involving a truck and two cars, a police statement said.
“Officers from Hawkesbury Police Area Command established a crime scene with Crash Investigation Unit officers investigating the circumstances surrounding the incident,” police stated.
“The driver and passenger of a Kia sedan, a 47-year-old man and a 97-year-old woman, were airlifted to Westmead Hospital in a serious but stable condition.
“Another passenger in the Kia, a 43-year-old woman, was taken to Westmead Hospital with minor injuries.
“The driver of a Toyota Yaris sedan, a 48-year-old woman, and a passenger, a 65-year-old man, were not injured.”
The 35-year-old truck driver was not injured in the incident and was taken to Hawkesbury Hospital for mandatory testing.
He was then arrested and taken to Windsor Police Station, where he was charged with dangerous driving occasioning grievous bodily harm, negligent driving occasioning grievous bodily harm, cause bodily harm by misconduct, and not stop at stop line at red light.
He was granted conditional bail to appear at Windsor Local Court on October 25.