A man has been charged following an investigation into a fatal crash at Llandilo earlier this month.
About 7.30am on Tuesday, November 2, emergency services were called to The Northern Road, near Spinks Road, Llandilo, following reports a truck and car had collided.
The driver of the car, a 28-year-old woman later identified as beloved teacher Gemma Thompson, died at the scene.
The driver of the truck – a 20-year-old man – sustained minor injuries and was taken to Westmead Hospital for treatment and mandatory testing.
Officers from Nepean Police Area Command established a crime scene and officers from the Crash Investigation Unit commenced an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the incident.
Following inquiries, the 20-year-old man was arrested at Mt Druitt Police Station yesterday.
He was charged with ‘dangerous driving occasioning death – drive manner dangerous’ and ‘negligent driving occasioning death’.
The man was granted conditional bail to appear before Mt Druitt Local Court on Wednesday, November 24.
Troy Dodds is the Weekender’s Managing Editor and Senior Writer. He has more than 20 years experience as a journalist, working with some of Australia’s leading media organisations.