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Man charged over crash - Mt Colah

Friday, 17 March 2017 07:48:04 AM

A man has been charged after a serious injury crash north of Sydney yesterday.

About 2.10pm (Thursday 16 March 2017), emergency services were called to the Pacific Highway Mt Colah, near the intersection of Excelsior Road, where they found a Mitsubishi Magna and Toyota Camry had collided.

A 36-year-old male passenger of the Magna was airlifted to Royal North Shore Hospital suffering serious pelvic fractures.

Police from Kuring Gai Local Area Command and Metropolitan Crash Investigation Unit attended the scene and conducted inquiries.

The male driver of the Magna, also aged 36, was arrested at the scene after providing a positive breath test.

He was taken to Chatswood Police Station where he was subjected to a breath analysis, allegedly returning a reading of 0.216.

He was charged with aggravated dangerous driving occasioning grievous bodily harm – drive with high range PCA; negligent driving occasioning grievous bodily harm; drive with high range PCA; right turn not give way to oncoming vehicle; and possess drug implement.

He was granted conditional bail to appear at Hornsby Local Court on Thursday 6 April 2017.

The 54-year-old male driver of the Toyota escaped injury.