Bail conditions have been toughened for a Sydney woman committed to stand trial after driving her car on the wrong side of the road and crashing into a motorcycle, injuring the rider and his pillion.
Molly Cahill (pictured above), 22, of Sans Souci appeared in Sutherland Local Court yesterday (17 September 2019) on two charges of dangerous driving occasioning grievous bodily harm, negligent driving occasioning grievous bodily harm, failing to stop and render assistance after impact and not keeping left of a dividing line.
Her original bail conditions of a strict curfew, passport confiscation and daily reports to police have now been expanded.
She has also been ordered not to enter any international points departure, ave at a specific address, not take any drugs or alcohol unless prescribed by a doctor and not occupy the driver’s seat of any vehicle.
A brief committal hearing will be held in the Sutherland Local Court on October 8.
The injured rider is Tony Nissirios, 38, and his pillion was his female partner Sam, 26. They were transported to St George Hospital.
Tony suffered multiple leg fractures and Sam had a broken wrist. Their current conditions are not confirmed at this stage but it was feared Tony would need his leg amputated.
Police will allege Cahill was driving a Peugeot hatchback on the wrong side of Forest Road in Peakhurst about 1.20am (Monday 8 April 2019) when she hit the motorcycle head-on.
The rider and pillion were thrown from the bike and suffered multiple fractures.
Police will allege the driver left the scene, dumped her car nearby and texted “I think I’ve hit someone”.
She was later arrested at her Sans Souci home and taken to Kogarah Police Station.