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Pedestrian hit; man charged

A man has been charged following a crash that left a woman with serious injuries in Tuggerah yesterday.

About 8.40am (Thursday 27 December 2018), a sedan travelling east on Johnson Road, Tuggerah, hit a woman who was standing outside a motor vehicle dealership after dropping off her car.

The sedan continued into the dealership where it crashed into a number of parked cars.

The 35-year-old woman suffered serious head and internal injuries and was airlifted to John Hunter Hospital, where she remains in a serious condition.

The driver, a 27-year-old man, and passenger, a 30-year-old woman, were both taken to Gosford Hospital for treatment of minor injuries and have since been released.

Officers from Tuggerah Lakes Police District established a crime scene, which was examined by officers from the Metropolitan Crash Investigation Unit.

Following inquiries, the 27-year-old man was arrested and taken to Gosford Police Station.

He was charged with dangerous driving occasioning grievous bodily harm and negligent driving occasioning grievous bodily harm.

The man was granted conditional bail and is due to appear in Wyong Local Court on Wednesday 16 January 2019.

His license has been suspended.^

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