NSW police charge man with dangerous driving after Macquarie Street crash in Sydney

A man has been charged with dangerous driving following investigations into a crash involving a motorbike and a vehicle on Macquarie Street, Sydney yesterday.

Police will allege the crash occurred about 12.30pm (Monday 11 February 2019), when a vehicle, driven by a 53-year-old man, was travelling south on Macquarie Street and travelled through a red light at the intersection of bent Street.

The vehicle narrowly missed a number of cars in the intersection but crashed into a motorcycle being ridden by a 49-year-old man that was stationary waiting at the red traffic light.

The rider suffered a fractured jaw and was taken to St Vincent’s Hospital for surgery.

The driver allegedly failed to supply a sufficient breath test and was subsequently arrested and taken to The Sydney Eye Hospital for mandatory blood and urine tests.

He was later taken to Sydney City Police Station (Day Street) where he was charged with driving in a manner dangerous occasioning grievous bodily harm, and negligent driving occasioning grievous bodily harm.

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He was refused bail and will appear in Central Local Court today (Tuesday 12 February 2019).

Anyone with information about the crash, or who has dashcam vision, is asked to call Sydney City Police or Crime Stoppers.

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