Driver Charged Over Crash Which Killed Heavily Pregnant Passenger
A woman from northern NSW has been charged with driving dangerously and without a licence following a crash in which her heavily pregnant passenger was killed.
Emergency workers were called to Inverell on Sunday night after reports a car collided with another before crashing into a pole.
Police said the 20-year-old passenger, who was seven months' pregnant, was taken to Inverell Airport to be airlifted to hospital.
However the woman and her unborn baby died before they could be airlifted.
A 19-year-old man and an 18-year-old woman in the other car suffered minor injuries, while the 22-year-old driver of the first car was taken to hospital in a stable condition.
The Tingha woman has been charged with eight offences, including dangerous and negligent driving occasioning death, and driver never licensed.
She is due to face the Tamworth Local Court on March 17.