NSW: Man charged over highway carnage

A DRIVER who caused carnage along the Central Coast Highway in June and allegedly crashed into several cars has been charged with a long list of offences.

It was about 1.45pm on Saturday 20 June when a 23-year-old man driving a Holden Commodore utility smashed into the back of a Holden Cruz three times on the Central Coast Highway at Gosford.

The 23-year-old then allegedly overtook the Cruz before weaving in and out of traffic, losing control and colliding with an oncoming Holden Commodore.


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The Commodore utility the smashed into an oncoming Subaru Forrester, which was subsequently rear-ended by a Mazda Protégé whose driver, a 57-year-old man, was left seriously injured.

Last Saturday, the 23-year-old Commodore driver was issued a Future Court Attendance Notice for eight offences, including:

  • Dangerous driving occasioning grievous bodily harm
  • Cause bodily harm by misconduct (x2)
  • Negligent driving occasioning grievous bodily harm
  • Dive manner dangerous
  • Obtain driver licence by false statement
  • Negligent driving

He is due to appear at Gosford Local Court on 24 November.

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