Driver caught attempting to flee the country

A male driver charged over the death of two people in a car crash will appear in Queanbeyan Local Court on September 27.

NSW Police say the 22-year-old Nepalese national, Sagar Bhattarai, was arrested at Sydney Airport on August 2 attempting to flee the country.

Police allege he caused the fatal crash on the Monaro Highway, near Rose Valley Road on July 28.

Two passengers, a male, 21, and female, 22, died at the scene. Bhattarai and two male passengers were taken to hospital.

He has been charged with dangerous driving occasioning death (x2), dangerous driving occasioning grievous bodily harm, cause bodily harm by misconduct (x2), negligent driving occasioning death, and negligent driving occasioning grievous bodily harm.

File photo: A 22-year old male driver of a fatal car crash was caught attempting to flee the country.

File photo: A 22-year old male driver of a fatal car crash was caught attempting to flee the country.