A woman has been charged following an investigation into a two-car crash in Sydney’s west on the weekend.
About 8.40am (Saturday 7 July 2019), a 45-year-old woman was driving an orange Nissan Micra southbound along Sunnyholt Road, Kings Langley.
At the intersection of Sunnyholt Road and James Cook Drive, it is alleged that the car failed to stop at a red-light.
The car collided with a black Lexus which was travelling north along Sunnyholt Road attempting to turn right onto James Cook Drive.
Officers from Quakers Hill Police Area Command arrived at the location and performed CPR on a 79-year-old woman, who was a passenger in the Nissan Micra.
She was conveyed to Westmead Hospital where she underwent emergency surgery and remains in a critical condition.
The driver was also transported to Westmead Hospital in a stable condition for observation and to undergo mandatory testing.
The driver of the Lexus, a 51-year-old man, was uninjured.
A crime scene was established and investigators from the Metropolitan Crash Investigation Unit commenced examinations.
About 11.30am today (Monday 8 July 2019), the 45-year-old driver of the Nissan Micra attended Riverstone Police Station where she was placed under arrest by officers from the Metropolitan Crash Investigation Unit.
The woman was charged with dangerous driving occasioning grievous bodily harm, negligent driving occasioning grievous bodily harm and not stop at stop line at red light.
She was granted bail to appear at Blacktown Local Court on Monday 29 July 2019.