91-year-old faces additional charges after victim dies

Additional charges have been laid against a man as part of investigations into an alleged fail to stop crash in Woy Woy earlier this year.

At about 8.25am on July 4, emergency services were called to Blackwall Rd, following reports an 87-year-old pedestrian had been hit by a white Toyota Corolla, which allegedly left the scene.

NSW Ambulance paramedics treated the 87-year-old man on site for suspected leg and hip fractures before he was taken to Gosford Hospital.

Officers from the Metropolitan Crash Investigation Unit commenced inquiries into the crash and charged the Corolla driver, a 91-year-old Koolewong man, at the time.

The pedestrian died in hospital on October 26.

Following further inquiries, the 91-year-old man was charged with two additional offences on October 29 – dangerous driving occasioning death and negligent driving occasioning death,

He is due to appear at Gosford Local Court on November 19.

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