Extraordinary footage shows an alleged drunk driver mangled the Toyota HiLux after plowing into the bedroom at the front of a suburban house where a woman lives – before fleeing the scene
- Sydney man, 37, plowed into a suburban house after reportedly drinking
- He reportedly tried to flee the area before being caught on a nearby street
- Extraordinary incident occurred in Baulkham Hills, around 11pm on Friday night
- Smoothly tracked charges including drink driving and negligent driving
A man was charged with drink-driving after allegedly slamming into the front of a house in the suburbs.
The extraordinary incident took place around 11 p.m. on Friday evening in Baulkham Hills, in Sydney’s northwest.
The man, 37, from Stanhope Gardens in Sydney’s west, then reportedly fled before police arrived.
He was soon found a passenger in another vehicle on neighboring Gooden Drive in Baulkham Hills, reportedly attempting to flee the area.
A man driving a Toyota Hilux (pictured) was charged with drink-driving after he was allegedly slammed into the front of a suburban house in Sydney’s northwest on Friday night.
A woman was in the house at the time of the crash (pictured), but miraculously was not injured’
The man, who was driving a Toyota HiLux, was then arrested and taken to Castle Hill Police Station where he was reported to have returned a blood alcohol level of 0.150.
He was charged with drink-driving, negligent driving and failure to exchange information.
His driver’s license had also been revoked at the time of the crash.
Damage to the house and the front bedroom was significant, with the car slamming through a brick facade of the front property, according to according to Nine news.
The man attempted to flee on foot in northwestern Sydney – he was soon found on a neighboring street where he was arrested and charged with drink-driving.
A woman was in the home at the time of the accident, but miraculously, she was not injured.
Police believe the man lost control of the car seconds before entering the house.
He will appear before the local Parramatta court on Wednesday, June 30, to answer a series of charges.