Woman charged with drug driving over serious crash

A WOMAN, who was allegedly under the influence of drugs when she crashed her car into another vehicle, has been charged.

Police say the vehicles collided head-on on Myocum Road at Ewingsdale, just south of Tweed Heads, on 25 October 2018.

Following extensive investigations, a 32-year-old woman from Sydney has been charged.


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She’s accused of dangerous driving after her Suzuki Vitara smashed into a Suzuki Swift driven by a 19-year-old woman from Mullumbimby.

The younger woman was taken to The Gold Coast University Hospital with serious injuries, including a fractured spine and sternum.

The older woman suffered minor injuries and was taken to Tweed Heads Hospital for treatment.

Tweed Police have confirmed, the Sydney woman was arrested this week and charged with a total of 21 offences, including drive under the influence of drugs, dangerous driving and possession of prohibited drugs.

She was given bail to appear in Byron Bay Local Court on 27 June 2019.

If you have information for Police, please contact NSW Police on 131 444 or provide information using their online form 24 hours per day. 

You can report also information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers by calling 1800 333 000 or via nsw.crimestoppers.com.au 24 hours per day. Crime Stoppers is a registered charity and community volunteer organisation.

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