Charges laid over mysterious deadly crash in Tamworth

A man has been charged over a deadly crash at Tamworth in north east New South Wales last week.

It comes after a Ford Falcon and Toyota Kluger collided on the Oxley Highway near Moroon Road at around 3:15PM on Friday.

The driver of the Ford, a 30-year-old man, died at the scene.


The driver of the Toyota, a 44-year-old woman and her two passengers, a 19-year-old woman and a 54-year-old male passenger, were treated at the scene by NSW Ambulance paramedics.

All three were taken to Tamworth Hospital for treatment.

On Wednesday a 26-year-old man, a Taiwanese National, was arrested in relation to the collision.

He was taken to Tamworth Police Station and charged with dangerous driving occasioning death, predatory driving, and drive furiously in motor vehicle and cause bodily harm.

He was granted conditional bail to appear at Tamworth Local Court on Monday 1 May.

Police allege he was the driver of a third vehicle, which was involved in the collision.