Officer charged following critical incident investigation into fatal crash - Llandilo

Wednesday, 31 August 2022 10:50:06 AM

An officer has been charged following a critical incident investigation into a fatal crash in Sydney’s north-west earlier this year.

Just before 7.20am on Tuesday 24 May 2022, emergency services were called to the intersection of Third and Fifth Avenues, Llandilo, following reports of a crash involving a bus and an unmarked NSW Police vehicle.

Officers attached to Nepean Police Area Command attended, along with NSW Ambulance paramedics and Fire and Rescue NSW.

The bus driver – a 76-year-old man – died at the scene.

The officer – a 40-year-old male sergeant attached to a specialist command – was taken to Westmead Hospital with minor injuries and for mandatory testing.

A Critical Incident Investigation Team from Blacktown Police Area Command commenced an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the crash.

Following inquiries, the officer has now been issued a court attendance notice for dangerous driving occasioning death - drive manner dangerous and negligent driving (occasioning death).

He is due to appear at Blacktown Local Court on Tuesday 18 October 2022.