Police charged a man after a pedestrian died on the Central Coast in the early hours of Sunday morning.
Just after midnight, on Sunday, July 8, emergency services were called to Wilfred Barrett Dve, near Mini St, at The Entrance North, following reports that a car had struck two pedestrians.
A 26-year-old man, Mr Cade Shiells, died at the scene.
Another man, aged 46, was taken to John Hunter Hospital in a critical condition.
Officers from Tuggerah Lakes Police District established a crime scene with Crash Investigation Unit officers to investigate the circumstances surrounding the crash.
Traffic diversions were put in place.
The driver, a 44-year-old man, was taken to Wyong Hospital for mandatory testing.
He was charged with dangerous driving occasioning death, dangerous driving occasioning grievous bodily harm, cause bodily harm by misconduct, negligent driving occasioning death, negligent driving occasioning grievous bodily harm, and negligent driving.
His driver’s licence was suspended and confiscated, and he was granted bail to appear at Wyong Local Court on Monday, August 13.
A report will be prepared for the Coroner.
Media release, Jul 8
NSW Police media