Police charge driver after woman dragged by car – Caringbah South

A driver has been charged after a woman was hit and dragged 100m in Sydney’s south early this morning.

Emergency services were called to Ash Avenue, Caringbah South, about 12.40am (Sunday 2 May 2021), and found a 27-year-old woman trapped beneath a Toyota Starlet.

Fire and Rescue NSW, with the assistance of NSW Ambulance paramedics, freed the woman about 2am.

She was taken to St George Hospital in a serious condition with significant injuries to her right leg and right arm.

Officers from Sutherland Police Area Command established a crime scene and commenced investigations into the circumstances surrounding the crash.

The 58-year-old female driver underway a roadside breath test which proved positive. She was arrested and taken to Sutherland Police Station where she returned an alleged breath analysis reading of 0.166.

The woman, who is from Caringbah South, has now been charged with aggravated dangerous driving occasioning grievous bodily harm (PCA), and high-range PCA.

She’s been granted conditional bail to appear in Sutherland Local Court next Wednesday (5 May 2021).

Her licence has been suspended.

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