A man has been charged with several offences following a fatal collision involving a fire truck and two cars on the F3, north of Sydney, last year.
A man has been charged with several offences following a fatal collision involving a fire truck and two cars on the F3, north of Sydney, last year. Daily News

Charges for Kariong man after fatal crash on F3, last year

NEW South Wales crash investigators have charged a man with several offences following a fatal collision involving a fire truck and two cars on the F3, north of Sydney, last year.

The Rural Fire Service truck, a Toyota Corolla and Mazda 3 collided in the freeway's northbound lanes at Berowra about 10.30pm on Thursday October 18, 2012.

Police from Kuring-Gai and Brisbane Water Local Area Command and Traffic and Hwy Patrol Command, NSW Ambulance Paramedics and Fire and Rescue NSW personnel responded to the incident.

A woman, aged 64, was located deceased on the roadway.

The driver of the Toyota, a 76-year-old man, was cut free from the wreckage and taken to Royal North Shore Hospital for treatment of serious head and internal injuries.

Inquiries into the cause of the collision were undertaken by officers attached to the Metropolitan Crash Investigation Unit.

Officers from the Brisbane Water Local Area Command served a court attendance notice on a 34-year-old Kariong man yesterday afternoon.

He was charged with alleged dangerous driving occasioning death, dangerous driving occasioning grievous bodily harm, negligent driving occasioning death and not making U-turn with safety.

The man will appear at Hornsby Local Court on April 24.

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