Driver of SUV that ploughed into Western Sydney hijab store released without charge
Key points:The 51-year-old driver was questioned by police after a mandatory drug testBut authorities did not rule out the possibility of chargesAll the injured pedestrians have since returned home after sustaining minor injuriesNSW Police said emergency services were called to Boronia Road in Greenacre at 3:15pm on Thursday after reports of a car crash.
A Mitsubishi SUVcrashed into a vehicle stopped at traffic lights before continuing into nearby shop Hijab House.The driver was trapped in the car and had to be freed, while 14 people — mainly women — were injured in the incident.The 51-year-old driver was questioned by detectives at Bankstown Police Station after undergoing mandatory drug and alcohol testing but was allowed to return home last night.
However, investigators admitted they were in the early stages of gathering evidence and did not rule out the possibility of charges.Authorities are appealing for witnesses and drivers with dashcam footage to come forward.A person was seen taken out from the crash scene on a stretcher.
(ABC News)Video shot by bystanders at the scene yesterday appeared to show a car with smoke billowing from its bonnet in the aftermath of a traffic accident.Suddenly the vehicle accelerates across the crowded intersection and ploughs into a storefront in the corner of the intersection.
A spokesperson for NSW Ambulance said that paramedics were "met with a very chaotic scene"."There was a large crowd of bystanders who were quite distressed by what occurred," the spokesperson said.All the pedestrians were taken to hospital with minor injuries, the most serious being a broken ankle.
It is understood they have all since returned home. Read more: ABC News »
Sounds like you're trying to imply that there was some sort of motive behind it, when it was actually just a regular car crash. Classic ABC at it again. He nodded off Trying to stir up racism again?! ? HIJAB shop? men were in hijab shop must have been busy 12 No physical distancing It is the heart of Lebanon in Syd
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Driver released after crashing into Sydney Muslim fashion shopA 51-year-old man has been interviewed by police and released from custody after his car crashed into a Sydney hijab shop, injuring 14 people. Next to this store is the best chicken and chips store in Australia He must have been really HANGRY ? SBSNews auspol ramaDamn JesusChrist_mas Nothing will remove the smell from that car now.
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Driver who has lost 74 demerit points in 18 months caught speeding on suspended licenseA 29-year-old man faced court today after allegedly driving more than 45km/h over the speed limit. 74? There needs to be a limit on that. If you have exceeded your 12 and then push it past i dunno.....like another 12.... you gotta do some time or something. That is a complete disregard for people's safety at that point. Did covid make him do it? 74 demerit points in kitty n driving on a suspended license, caught speeding 45kmph above limit of 80kmph. 2k fine & further 6mth suspension is an overkill Should be sent to Formula 1 🏎