Police charge two after street race in Sydney’s south-west

Two men have been charged after allegedly street racing at high speed in Sydney’s south-west last night.

About 10.10pm (Thursday 9 April 2020), officers from Campbelltown Traffic and Highway Patrol saw a Ford Focus and an Audi A3 stopped at a red traffic light at the intersection of the Camden Valley Way and Raby Road, Leppington.

When the light turned green, police will allege the two cars accelerated harshly and drove next to each other at speeds of between 150-184 km/h in a sign posted 80 km/h zone, until the Ford was forced to merge behind the Audi to avoid a passenger bus.

Police activated their warning lights and stopped both vehicles, before speaking with the drivers, aged 28 and 30.

Both men were issued with a Court Attendance Notice for the offences of drive recklessly/furiously or speed/manner dangerous, partake in race between vehicles and motor vehicle exceed speed more 45 km/h. Their licences were also suspended.

They are due to appear at Campbelltown Local Court on Tuesday 2 June 2020.

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