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Driver committed on hit-run bike crash

Driver allegedly runs red light, hits rider and flees committed trial
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After six months and seven court appearances, a driver who allegedly ran a red light, hitting and injuring a motorcyclist, has finally been committed to stand trial.

Driver Daniel Marjoribanks was charged on 12 September 2019 after the crash at the intersection of Schofields and Windsor roads, Rouse Hill.

He appeared for the seventh time this week in Parramatta Local Court where the matter was adjourned for a hearing on 5 June 2020.

NSW Police say his Nissan utility was travelling south on Windsor Road, Rouse Hill, about 9.30pm when it approached the intersection of Schofields Road and was faced with a red right turn arrow.

“The driver allegedly turned right against the red arrow and struck a motorcycle which was being ridden north through the intersection,” police will allege.

The motorcyclist, a 63-year-old man, suffered multiple compound fractures to his right leg and fractured ribs.

Marjoribanks was charged with:

  • Dangerous driving occasioning grievous bodily harm;
  • Negligent driving occasioning grievous bodily harm;
  • Fail to stop and assist after vehicle impact causing grievous bodily harm;
  • Fail to stop and assist after impact cause injury;
  • Drive when visiting privileges withdrawn – first offence; and
  • Not give particulars to injured person.