Boy, 14, charged over horror head-on crash which seriously injured woman

A 14-year-old boy has been charged over a horror head-on crash in Sydney’s west, which injured six people, one seriously.

The accident, involving a Holden Commodore sedan and Holden Commodore ute, happened on Dunheved Road at Werrington just after 7.30pm on Thursday 12 October.

The driver of the ute, a 27-year-old woman, was trapped for about an hour before being rushed to Westmead Hospital with serious leg injuries.


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Her passenger, a 16-year-old boy, was also taken to Westmead Hospital.

The driver of the sedan, a 14-year-old boy, two passengers aged 14 and 16, were all taken to The Children’s Hospital at Westmead, with various injuries.

A back-seat passenger in the sedan, an 18-year-old man, was taken to Westmead Hospital with leg injuries.

Following investigations by the Metropolitan Crash Investigation Unit, police yesterday arrested a 14-year-old boy.

He was charged with three counts of dangerous driving occasioning grievous bodily harm, two counts of drive furiously causing bodily harm by misconduct, drive whilst unlicenced – never held, fail to supply particulars to police, and negligent driving occasioning grievous bodily harm.

The boy was granted strict conditional bail and is due to appear at a Children’s Court on Monday 20 November.