Woman seriously injured after crash involving alleged drunk driver

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A driver has been charged with drink-driving and a woman has been seriously injured when two vehicles crashed in Werrington.

Emergency services were called to the Great Western Highway at Werrington shortly before 9pm on Wednesday after a sedan and an SUV collided at traffic lights.

A 60-year-old woman driving the SUV suffered serious leg injuries in the crash; she was treated at the scene by NSW Ambulance paramedics before being taken to Westmead Hospital.

The 38-year-old male driver of the sedan was not injured but was arrested after returning a positive roadside breath test.

He was taken to Penrith Police Station where he returned an alleged breath analysis reading of 0.139.

He’s now been with mid-range PCA, and drive recklessly/furiously or speed manner dangerous; his licence has been suspended.

The man, from St Clair, has been granted strict conditional bail to appear in Penrith Local Court on January 18.

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