Drink-drive mum, with two children in car, hits family – Ermington

Just after 8.30am yesterday (Monday 28 October 2019), police attached to Cumberland Police Area Command attended William Street, Ermington, following reports a car had hit a woman and two children.

A 48-year-old woman was driving on William Street when she hit a 55-year-old woman on the side of the roadway while pushing a pram. The pram contained a two-year-old boy and a five-year-old girl.

The girl sustained a large cut to her knee and the boy had swelling to the face. The woman suffered a leg injury. All three were conveyed to Westmead Hospital for treatment.

The driver was submitted for a breath test which proved positive and was conveyed to Granville Police Station where she returned an alleged breath analysis reading of 0.09.

Her passengers – two children, aged eight and 10 – were not injured.

She was charged with mid-range PCA and her licence has been suspended. She has been bailed to appear in Parramatta Local Court on Tuesday 26 November 2019.

Investigations are continuing, and police are expecting to lay further charges.

A child-at-risk notification has been submitted to the Department of Family and Community Services,

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