Women charged over fatal car crash at Forresters Beach; and man charged over alleged stabbing at Woy Woy

FILE IMAGE: The car crash victims were taken to Gosford Hospital on Saturday afternoon, and two men who were allegedly fighting at Woy Woy were transported to the same hospital on Sunday morning.
FILE IMAGE: The car crash victims were taken to Gosford Hospital on Saturday afternoon, and two men who were allegedly fighting at Woy Woy were transported to the same hospital on Sunday morning.

A WOMAN who police allege was a disqualified driver will appear in court charged following a fatal two-vehicle crash on the Central Coast on Saturday afternoon.

Just before 3pm, emergency services were called to the Central Coast Highway, near Bakali Street, at Forresters Beach, following reports a Mitsubishi Outlander and a Toyota Hilux utility had collided.

The driver of the Mitsubishi, a 37-year-old woman, was taken to Gosford Hospital in a stable condition.

The driver of the Toyota, a 65-year-old man, suffered spinal and chest injuries and was also taken to Gosford Hospital in a stable condition.

His passenger, a 67-year-old woman, was taken to John Hunter Hospital, where she later died.

Officers from the Crash Investigation Unit began an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the incident.

Following inquiries, a 37-year-old woman was arrested and taken to Gosford Police Station about 9pm yesterday.

She was charged with six offences:

  • dangerous driving occasioning death - drive manner dangerous;
  • dangerous driving occasioning grievous bodily harm - drive manner dangerous;
  • negligent driving occasioning death;
  • negligent driving occasioning grievous bodily harm;
  • drive motor vehicle during disqualification period; and
  • not keep left of dividing line.

The woman was refused bail to appear at Wyong Local Court.

Police investigations are continuing.

Stabbing at Woy Woy 

A MAN has been charged after another man was allegedly stabbed at Woy Woy overnight.

Just after midnight (Sunday, January 26), emergency services were called to a home in North Burge Road, Woy Woy, following reports a man had been stabbed.

Police have been told that a group of people were socialising in the Woy Woy area when a physical altercation began between two men, aged 33 and 35, at the corner of The Boulevarde and Brick Wharf Road.

The altercation continued as the group moved east down Brick Wharf Road, towards North Burge Road, where the 33-year-old man allegedly suffered a serious stab wound to the abdomen.

Officers from Brisbane Water Police District attended and located the 33-year-old with serious injuries.

He was treated at the scene by NSW Ambulance paramedics before he was taken to Gosford Hospital in a critical condition.

The 35-year-old man was also treated at the scene for injuries to his hand and face before he was conveyed to Gosford Hospital in a stable condition.

Upon release from hospital, the 35-year-old was taken to Gosford Police Station where he was charged with wound with intent to cause grievous bodily harm.

He was refused bail to appear at Wyong Local Court.

The 33-year-old remains in a stable condition in hospital, police said.

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