Police charge woman after car hits embankment near Bendemeer

A woman will face court after a crash near Bendemeer in June that left a man seriously injured.

About 10.10am on Thursday 13 June 2019, a Holden Commodore was travelling north on the New England Highway north of Bendemeer toward Kentucky when it has hit an embankment on the opposite side of the road.

A 69-year-old man, who was a passenger in the Commodore, had to be freed from the wreckage by emergency services. He was admitted to hospital for treatment to fractured ribs and his right wrist.

The driver, a 34-year-old woman, was not hurt.

Officers from the Crash Investigation Unit have been making inquiries into the events leading up to the crash.

Yesterday (Monday 1 July 2019), crash investigators issued a Court Attendance Notice to a 34-year-old woman.

She will appear in Tamworth Local Court on Monday 2 September 2019. There she will answer allegations of cause bodily harm by misconduct in charge of a motor vehicle, drive in a manner dangerous, negligent driving and not keep left of dividing line.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence.

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