A man has been arrested after crashing into parked cars during a pursuit with police in Sydney’s Inner West overnight.
About 9.40pm (Thursday 22 April 2021), officers from Inner West Police Area Command were patrolling Dulwich Hill, when they attempted to speak to the driver of a Volkswagen Polo, stopped at the intersection of New Canterbury and Constitution Roads, due to the manner of driving.
The Volkswagen drove off, turning right into Constitution Road, before colliding with a parked Mazda CX9.
The driver failed to stop and at the intersection of Denison Road, collided with a parked Mazda 3.
A pursuit was initiated, and the Volkswagen turned right into Grove Street, before colliding with a trailer, forcing it into a parked Mercedes.
The Volkswagen continued driving, hitting three other parked vehicles and a motorbike.
At the intersection of Grove and Hill Streets, the Volkswagen hit a parked Subaru Outback, with both vehicles hitting the brick fence of a home on Grove Street, stopping in the front yard.
Police went to the driver’s aid and with the assistance of Fire and Rescue NSW and NSW Ambulance, he was removed from the vehicle.
The 50-year-old man was arrested and taken to Royal Prince Alfred Hospital for treatment where he remains under police guard. He also underwent blood and urine testing.
As inquiries continue, any witnesses or anyone with dashcam vision is urged to contact police or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
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