Driver Charged over Bar Beach Crash

The woman allegedly behind the wheel of the car that plunged over a cliff at Bar Beach yesterday will front Bail Court from hospital today.

The 32-year-old has been charged with traffic offences in relation to the crash.

The falling vehicle narrowly avoided hitting another woman and a baby, they’ve been treated for minor injuries.

The driver remains in the John Hunter Hospital under police guard.

Officers are still investigating the circumstances around the crash and the possibility a male passenger was in the car as well.

Anyone with information or dashcam footage is urged to come forward.


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