Additional charges laid after fatal pedestrian crash – Casula

Additional charges have been laid following a crash that killed a pedestrian in Sydney’s south west earlier this month.

About 12.30pm on Thursday 7 January 2021, emergency services were called to the Hume Highway near Casula Road, Casula, after reports a pedestrian had been struck by a Kia Carnival.

The 17-year-old boy suffered multiple injuries and was taken by NSW Ambulance paramedics to Liverpool Hospital in a critical condition, where he died on Saturday 9 January 2021.

The Kia driver, a 37-year-old man, was uninjured and underwent mandatory testing at Liverpool Hospital. He was later taken to Liverpool Police Station and charged. He remains before the courts.

Following further inquiries by officers from the Metropolitan Crash Investigation Unit, a Court Attendance Notice for dangerous driving occasioning death- drive manner dangerous and negligent driving (occasioning death) was served on the man today (Friday 22 January 2021).

The Leppington man remains in custody and is next due to appear at Liverpool Local Court on Monday 8 March 2021.

Inquiries are continuing.

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