Donegal man charged with dangerous driving causing bodily harm in Australia

A Donegal man has been charged in Australia with dangerous driving causing grievous bodily harm after two men were seriously injured in a weekend crash.


Terence Wilkinson from Dunfanaghy, appeared in court after being arrested while on board a plane at Sydney Airport which was due to fly back to Dublin on Monday.


Australian Police are alleging that Wilkinson was the driver of a Mazda 323 that hit a parked van on in Chifley which is situated in the suburbs of Sydney on Saturday last.


CCTV footage showed the driver and a back-seat passenger fleeing the scene.


A 25-year-old front passenger and a 27-year-old rear-seat passenger were trapped for more than an hour before being freed by emergency personnel.


At least three of the men are believed to be from Donegal.


After being arrested Wilkinson was removed to Mascot police station and charged with a range of offences including dangerous driving causing grievous bodily harm

Wilkinson was refused police bail but after appearing in Central Local Court on Tuesday he was granted conditional bail to return to Downing Centre Local Court on August 15th.