Pedestrians seriously hurt in Werrington County crash

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A driver has been charged after two pedestrians were seriously injured in a crash at Werrington County last night.

Just after 7pm, emergency services were called to Ovens Drive, after two pedestrians were allegedly hit by a Mazda hatchback.

The pedestrians, a 51-year-old man and a 54-year-old woman, were found suffering fractures and head injuries.

The couple were treated by paramedics and taken to Westmead Hospital where they remain in a serious but stable condition.

Officers from Nepean Police Area Command established a crime scene, with the Metropolitan Crash Investigation Unit attending to assist.

The Mazda driver, a 35-year-old man, was uninjured and arrested at the scene.

He was taken to Penrith Police Station and charged with two counts of ‘dangerous driving occasioning grievous bodily harm – drive manner dangerous’, ‘negligent driving (occasions grievous bodily harm)’, and ‘not keep left of dividing line’.

The man was granted conditional bail to appear at Penrith Local Court on Thursday, October 8.

His licence was also suspended.

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