Driver charged after woman killed in Central Coast crash

NSW: A 20-year-old woman has been charged with dangerous driving occasioning death after a woman was killed in a crash on the state’s Central Coast this morning.

Police said a Holden Commodore and a Mitsubishi Mirage collided at the intersection of the Pacific Highway and Dwyer Street in Gosford around 6am. A Toyota Camry was also hit and damaged in the collision.

The driver of the Mirage, a 62-year-old woman, was trapped in the wreckage with life-threatening injuries. Firefighters worked for almost 20 minutes to cut her free.


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She was eventually rushed by ambulance to Gosford Hospital before being airlifted to Royal North Shore Hospital where police say she died shortly after arriving.

The 20-year-old female driver of the Commodore and her female passenger were taken to Gosford Hospital as a precaution.

It was later revealed the 20-year-old woman had been driving on a suspended licence.

She was taken to Gosford Police Station and charged with dangerous driving occasioning death, negligent driving occasioning death, and driving while suspended.

Refused bail, the young woman will front Wyong Bail Court tomorrow.

Meanwhile, a man was killed in a horror crash on the Pacific Highway north of Coffs Harbour around 7am.