Two people have been hospitalised following a crash involving a stolen vehicle in Sydney’s south west overnight
Emergency services were called to Elizabeth Drive, Liverpool, just before 1.30am (Monday 21 June 2021), after reports a Hyundai i20 lost control and hit a power pole.
Flames in the engine bay were extinguished by witnesses before the arrival of emergency services.
The driver, a 17-year-old male, was freed after being trapped. He was treated by paramedics and taken to Liverpool Hospital with suspected leg fractures. He remains in a stable condition.
A 17-year-old female passenger was also taken to Liverpool Hospital for treatment.
Officers from Liverpool Police Area Command have commenced an investigation with inquiries revealing the Hyundai was reportedly stolen from a Prestons address yesterday (Sunday 20. June 2021).
Police are also conducting inquiries to identify two further passengers who reportedly fled following the collision.
Elizabeth Drive was closed in both directions, between Marsden Road and Mclean Street, while the fallen power pole was replaced.
Anyone with information about this incident or has dash cam footage is urged to contact Fairfield Police or Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.