Illawarra man charged over fatal Oberon crash

An Illawarra man has been charged after a crash that killed a 15-year-old girl in June.

A group of friends from Wollongong were driving a 4WD through Lowes Mount State Forest near Oberon on June 7 when the car left the trail and rolled.

The girl was ejected from the vehicle and died at the scene.

Two male passengers suffered minor injuries; a 21-year-old man was taken to Bathurst Hospital as a precaution while the other did not need medical treatment.

A third man, 20, was airlifted to Orange Hospital with serious head and abdominal injuries.

The 24-year-old male driver was taken to Oberon Hospital with minor injuries.

On Monday, police arrested the driver at Wollongong Police Station. 

He was charged with dangerous driving occasioning death; dangerous driving occasioning grievous bodily harm and driver not disclose identification of passenger.

He was granted bail to appear at Wollongong Local Court in August.

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