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Wednesday, May 29, 2024

Man charged after crashing car into house

A 50-year-old man has been charged after his car flipped and hit the front of a house in Parramatta yesterday.

Police say that at about 4.50pm, a Holden Commodore was travelling south along Marsden Street when the car hit the kerb as it travelled through a roundabout at Glebe Street.

The car slid sidewards towards a house in Lennox Street – crashing into the front of the premises – before flipping onto its side.

Emergency services attended and assisted in releasing the male rear passenger from the wreckage.

The man’s 34-year-old passenger was taken to Westmead Hospital suffering facial lacerations, a dislocated shoulder and possible spinal fractures.

The driver was taken to Westmead Hospital for blood/urine testing, before being taken to Parramatta Police Station.

He was charged with dangerous driving occasioning grievous bodily harm and negligent driving occasioning grievous bodily harm.

He was refused bail and is expected to appear in Parramatta Local Court today.

A 41-year-old female passenger in the vehicle was not injured.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report crime via NSW Police social media pages.

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