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.


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.