Driver charged over fatal crash - Camden South

Friday, 19 April 2024 10:25:52 PM

A man has been charged with dangerous driving causing death following a multiple-vehicle crash in Sydney’s south-west earlier today.

Emergency services were called to the Old Hume Highway, Camden South, about 1pm (Friday 19 April 2024), after four vehicles crashed on the Macarthur Bridge.

Investigations reveal a small hatchback and a station wagon were travelling north along the Camden Bypass when they collided, with the impact forcing the hatchback into oncoming traffic. The hatchback was struck by a sedan then a 4WD, both of which were being driven south.

A man driving the hatchback died at the scene, while the drivers of the other three vehicles were arrested and taken to Camden Hospital for mandatory testing.

The driver of the station wagon, 56-year-old man, was subsequently arrested by officers attached to the Crash Investigation Unit (CIU).

He was taken to Narellan Police Station where he was charged with dangerous driving occasioning death – drive manner dangerous, and negligent driving occasioning death.

The man has been given strict conditional bail to appear at Picton Local Court on Thursday 2 May 2024.

The deceased driver is yet to be formally identified but is believed to be aged in his 30s.