Two hospitalised in crash in Wentworthville

Alcohol is believed to be a factor in a crash in Sydney’s west overnight which resulted in two men being taken to hospital, NSW Police say.

About 12.45am (Saturday 17 November 2018), a Hyundai Tucson was travelling east on Lane Street, Wentworthville, when it left the road and struck a telegraph pole.

The impact caused severe damage to the vehicle and caused the overhead wires to fall down onto the roadway.

The passenger, a 26-year-old man, suffered a suspected leg fracture and was taken to Westmead Hospital for treatment.

The driver, a 29-year-old man, was taken to Westmead Hospital suffering shock.

A roadside breath-test was conducted on the driver, which returned a positive result. A blood sample was taken at hospital, and police will await the results.

Inquiries continue.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers.

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