Five people injured in massive six-car crash – as they were rushed to hospital and a young driver has been charged over the horrific collision
A 22-year-old man was denied bail on Tuesday after five people were injured on charges of possession of drugs against the driver
A driver has been charged after five people were hospitalized in a multiple-vehicle crash.
The 22-year-old is alleged to have caused a six-car pile-up on Liverpool Road in Strathfield, in Sydney’s inner-west, at 6.50pm on Tuesday.
Paramedics treated the injured at the scene before taking them to Concord and Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in a stable condition.
The 22-year-old is alleged to have caused a six-car pile-up on Liverpool Road in Strathfield, in Sydney’s inner west, at 6.50pm last night.
All those injured in the accident are men aged 24, 30 and 41 and two are 28 years old.
The young driver, from Greenacre, was arrested and taken to Auburn police station.
He was charged with five counts of causing bodily harm by misconduct while in charge of a motor vehicle and possession of a prohibited drug.
Other charges included taking a drive vehicle without the owner’s consent and failing to stop and render assistance.
9 News footage of the wreckage showed badly damaged cars lying in the wreckage’s path.
The injured were treated at the scene by paramedics before being taken to Concord and Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in a stable condition.
Several car bonnets were ripped off and scattered across the road.
The 22-year-old driver was refused bail and was ordered to appear before Burwood Local Court on Wednesday.
Auburn police officers have established a crime scene and are conducting an investigation.
The Crash Investigation Unit has also launched an investigation into the incident.