Police charge woman with dangerous driving after crash at Penshurst

A woman has been charged with dangerous driving and leaving the scene of a crash after the car she was driving collided with a motorcycle in Penshurst during the early hours this morning.

Police will allege a 22-year-old Sans Souci woman was driving a Peugeot hatchback east along Forest Road, Peakhurst, about 1.20am (Monday 8 April 2019).

Her vehicle collided with a motorcycle, being ridden by a 38-year-old man and carrying a 26-year-old female pillion passenger, in the westbound lanes of Forest Road.

The rider and passenger were thrown from the bike; both suffered multiple fractures and were taken to St George Hospital where they remain in stable conditions.

Police will allege the driver left the scene without rendering assistance.

About midday today (Monday 8 April 2019), officers from the Metropolitan Crash Investigation Unit attended a home on MacDonald Street, Sans Souci and arrested the 22-year-old woman.

She was taken to Kogarah Police Station where she was interviewed and charged with dangerous driving occasioning grievous bodily harm (x2), negligent driving occasioning grievous bodily harm, fail to stop and render assistance after impact and not keep left of dividing line.

She was refused bail and will appear in Kogarah Local Court tomorrow (Tuesday 9 April 2019).

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