Tragedy strikes in St Marys

A LOCAL woman has unfortunately lost her life after a vehicle drove through a house in St Marys last weekend. 

Just after 5.20am on Saturday 8 October 2022, emergency services were called to a home on Monfarville Street, St Marys, after reports a car had crashed into it.

An occupant of the home was treated by police and NSW Ambulance paramedics, however she died at the scene.

The three other occupants of the home were uninjured.

Following the crash, police stopped a woman nearby after she allegedly ran from the scene with her baby.

They were uninjured and the woman was arrested and taken to Nepean Hospital for mandatory testing.

Officers from Nepean Police Area Command have established a crime scene, which will be examined by specialist police from the Crash Investigation Unit.

The woman killed was much-loved and family-focussed Robyn Figgs.  

“Anyone that had the pleasure of meeting Robyn knew the amazing heart and love she had to share, her nephew Nick and niece Monique said. 

“She showered people with love and respect and wasn’t afraid to speak her mind, she would call a spade a spade.”

A go fund me page has been set up for donations to help family in Tasmania get up to Sydney following the tragedy.  You can donate by visiting:

So far 49 people have donated over $4,000, including a young relative who donated their $5 tooth fairy money. 

An investigation has commenced into the circumstances surrounding the crash.

Anyone who may have information, dashcam or CCTV footage is urged to contact Nepean police or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.