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Charges over Thirroul woman’s death

Police carA MAN has been charged over a fatal crash at Appin earlier this year.

Emergency services were called to Appin Road just after 5.30pm on Monday March 21, after a refrigeration truck and Holden Cruz collided. The driver of the Cruz, a 25-year-old Thirroul woman, died at the scene.

The truck driver, a 45-year-old man, was taken to Liverpool Hospital where he was treated for arm and neck injuries.

Officers from the Metropolitan Crash Investigation Unit commenced inquiries into the circumstances surrounding the incident. Following these investigations, the truck driver was served a court attendance notice last Friday (June 17) for the following offences:

– Dangerous driving occasioning death;

– Negligent driving occasioning death; and

– Not keep left of dividing lane.

The Sanctuary Point man is due to appear at Campbelltown Local Court on Monday July 25.

The man’s licence was suspended.

About Mick Roberts

A journalist, writer and historian, Mick Roberts specialises in Australian cultural history, particularly associated with the Australian hotel and liquor industry. Mick has had an interest in revealing the colourful story of Australian pubs and associated industries for over 30 years. He is working on a comprehensive history of the hotel and liquor industry in the Illawarra region of NSW. Besides writing a number of history books, Mick managed several community newspapers. He has been editor of the Wollongong Northern News, The Bulli Times, The Northern Times, The Northern Leader and The Local - all located in the Wollongong region. As a journalist he has worked for Rural Press, Cumberland (News Limited), the Sydney city newspaper, City News, and Torch Publications based in Canterbury Bankstown, NSW.


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