Surgeon calls for drink-driving revamp after four child deaths

Magistrates should be tougher on offenders, says Dr John Crozier, chair of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons' national trauma committee

Leading surgeon Dr John Crozier has called for a tougher stance on alcohol and driving in the wake of the deaths of four children, who died after being struck by an allegedly drunk driver in Sydney.

Dr John Crozier
Dr John Crozier.

Three of the children who died were siblings, hit as they walked and rode bikes along a footpath in Oatlands, in northwest Sydney, on Saturday night.

The 29-year-old male driver allegedly