Man charged after fatal crash in Terrigal

A man has been charged after a pedestrian was killed and another injured in a crash on the Central Coast.

About 7.40pm yesterday today, two women, in company with another friend, were crossing The Scenic Highway at Terrigal when they were struck by a northbound Mazda RX8.

A 33-year-old woman sustained fatal injuries, dying at the scene.

A 32-year-old woman, who is pregnant, was taken to Gosford Hospital with pelvic injuries where she is understood to be in a stable condition, NSW Police say.

The other female pedestrian was not struck by the car and was uninjured.

The driver of the vehicle, a 22-year-old man, stopped his vehicle further along the road and was located by police shortly after the accident and arrested.

The man and his two male passengers were uninjured.

He was taken to Gosford Hospital for mandatory blood and urine tests before being taken to Gosford Police Station, where he was charged with dangerous driving occasioning death, negligent driving occasioning death, and not keep left of dividing line.

He was granted conditional bail to appear at Gosford Local Court on 30 August 2016.

The man, who holds a Queensland drivers licence, had his authority to drive in New South Wales suspended.

The Scenic Highway was closed for five hours while officers from the Metropolitan Crash Investigation Unit examined the scene.

Any witnesses who have not yet spoken to police are asked to come forward.

Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stopers.

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