Charges laid over fatal West Dapto crash

The driver in the fiery early morning crash which killed 18-year-old Jayke Robinson will face court next month.

Police have charged a 24-year-old man with dangerous driving occasioning death and negligent driving occasioning death.

On December 2, about 2.10am, a car was travelling east along Cleveland Road in West Dapto when it left the road and struck a tree.

The car caught on fire and local residents rush to the scene but were unable to free Jayke, the car’s front-seat passenger.

He died at the scene.

The 24-year-old will appear at Port Kembla Local Court on April 19.