Police charge man after leaving scene of crash at Guildford

A man will appear in court next month after allegedly leaving the scene of a crash that injured a woman in Sydney’s west overnight.

About 10.30pm (Sunday 26 July 2020), emergency services were called to the intersection of Woodville Road and Oxford Street, Guildford, following reports of a car into a traffic pole.

Upon arrival, officers attached to Cumberland Police Area Command found a 21-year-old woman trapped inside a white Toyota Corolla.

She was released a short time later by NSW Ambulance paramedics and Fire and Rescue NSW and taken to Westmead Hospital with injuries to her back and neck.

Police were told a grey Toyota Corolla was involved in the incident, however left the scene before police arrived. The car was last seen travelling towards Oxford Street.

Following information received, police attended a home on Woodville Road, Merrylands, and spoke with a 28-year-old man.

He was issued a Future Court Attendance Notice for the offences of not give way to oncoming traffic at lights, fail to stop and assist after impact (causing actual bodily harm), and not give particulars to other driver.

The man is due to appear in Parramatta Local Court on Tuesday 25 August 2020.

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