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Teen rider charged over fatal motorcycle crash

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A teenage rider has now been charged following investigations into a fatal motorcycle crash that occurred in NSW earlier this year.

A Toyota Aurion and a motorcycle collided about 11.30pm on Sunday 10 May 2020 on Hertford Street, Berkeley.

Lake Illawarra Police Area Command officers found a 17-year-old boy and his 16-year-old female pillion passenger, suffering serious injuries.

They were both treated at the scene before being taken to hospital for treatment.

The male driver of a Toyota Aurion, aged 18, was also taken to hospital for mandatory testing.

On Thursday 14 May 2020, the 16-year-old girl died in hospital.

Officers from the Metropolitan Crash Investigation Unit yesterday (Saturday 15 August 2020) charged the 17-year-old male rider.

He was issued with a Court Attendance Noticed for dangerous driving occasioning death, and negligent driving occasioning death.

The teenager is due to appear in a children’s court on Tuesday 13 October 2020.

Under the rules governing NSW Children’s Court, we will not be able to publish any identifying details.