CHARGES LAID OVER PACIFIC HIGHWAY CRASH

Police have charged a 70-year-old woman over a crash at Warrell Creek near Macksville, which left a police officer with a broken leg.

The officer had stopped a vehicle on the side of the Pacific Highway at around 11 o’clock on December 30, when he was struck by a passing Mazda 2.

Paramedics treated the senior constable at the scene, before he was taken to Coffs Harbour Hospital.

The driver of the Mazda 2 will face Macksville Local Court in May.

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