A man has been charged with organising an alleged street race that resulted in the deaths of two young boys.
In August, a Subaru Impreza sedan left the road and crashed into a tree The Grand Pde at Monterey, in Sydney’s south.
The passengers, brothers Peter and Xavier Abreu, aged 9 and 10 respectively, were treated by paramedics and taken to the Sydney Children’s Hospital, where they later died.
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A nine-year-old girl was also taken to the same hospital. She survived with minor injuries.
The Subaru driver, 33-year-old Jimmy Martin Brito, was charged with two counts of aggravated driving causing death and remains in custody.
Police allege the Subaru was travelling at more than 45km/h over the local speed limit of 60km/h in the lead-up to the crash.
Xavier Abreu, 10, and his younger brother Peter, 9, were killed in the crash. Credit: 7NEWS
Following investigations, police believe the Subaru Impreza was involved in a street race with a silver Audi A4 before the Subaru driver lost control and the car crossed to the wrong side of the road.
Officers seized an Audi A4 at a home in Roselands on Wednesday morning ahead of a forensic examination of the vehicle.
Later that day, a 24-year-old man attended Campsie Police Station and was charged with two counts of aggravated dangerous driving occasioning death, organising a race between vehicles and two counts of failing to stop and render assistance after an impact causing death.
The crash site in Monterey. Credit: 7NEWSAn Audi A4 was seized by police. Credit: NSW Police
He was refused bail and will appear at Bankstown Local Court on Thursday.
A 24-year-old woman, alleged to be a passenger in the Audi at the time, was arrested at a home in Arncliffe on Wednesday evening.
She was charged with concealing a serious indictable offence and granted strict conditional bail to appear at Sutherland Local Court in October.
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