Driver charged over serious crash near Queanbeyan

A woman has been charged following a serious crash near Queanbeyan earlier this year. Photo: File
A woman has been charged following a serious crash near Queanbeyan earlier this year. Photo: File

A woman has been charged following a serious crash near Queanbeyan earlier this year.

According to NSW Police at about 10pm onJanuary 9, 2021, a black Toyota Hilux was travelling north on Captains Flat Road, Primrose Valley, about 30km south-east of Queanbeyan, when it left the road, crashed into a guard rail and rolled.

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The driver, a 27-year-old woman, suffered minor injuries.

Her front seat passenger, a 29-year-old woman, was ejected from the vehicle and suffered leg and internal injuries.

They were both taken to Canberra Hospital where the passenger had her leg amputated. She remains in hospital receiving treatment.

The driver underwent mandatory testing.

A second passenger, a 37-year-old man, did not require treatment at the scene but later attended the same hospital with rib fractures.

Following inquiries, investigators from the Crash Investigation Unit arrested the driver, a now 28-year-old woman, at a home in Rossi just before 9:30am on June 14.

She was taken to Queanbeyan Police Station and charged. The woman was granted conditional bail to appear at Queanbeyan Local Court on Monday July 12, 2021.

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