Massive six-car crash injures five men as they are rushed to hospital and a young driver is charged in a gruesome collision
- Driver charged with drug possession
- Five people injured on Tuesday
- 22-year-old denied bail
A driver has been charged after a multi-vehicle crash that took five people to the hospital.
The 22-year-old man is alleged to have caused a pileup of six cars on Liverpool Road in Strathfield, Sydney’s inner-west, at 6:50pm on Tuesday.
Paramedics treated the victims at the scene before they were rushed to Concord and Royal Prince Alfred hospitals in stable condition.
The 22-year-old man is alleged to have caused a pileup of six cars on Liverpool Road in Strathfield, Sydney’s inner west, at 6:50pm last night.
The people injured in the accident were all men aged 24, 30 and 41, while two were 28 years old.
The young driver, from Greenacre, was arrested and taken to the Auburn Police Station.
He was charged with five counts of misconduct causing bodily harm while in control of a motor vehicle and possessing a prohibited drug.
Car transportation taken without the owner’s consent and failure to stop and provide assistance were among the other charges.
9 News pictures of the wreckage it showed heavily damaged cars left behind on the trail of destruction.
Paramedics treated the victims at the scene before they were rushed to Concord and Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in stable condition.
The hoods of several cars were smashed and they were seen lying on the road.
The 22-year-old driver was denied bail and ordered to appear in Burwood Local Court on Wednesday.
Auburn Police officers have established a crime scene and are conducting investigations.
The Accident Investigation Unit has also launched an investigation into the incident.