Driver arrested after failing to stop at RBT site and crashing car

A man has been arrested and charged after he failed to stop at a Random Breath Test site, crashed his car, and fled on foot in Bankstown last night.

About 9.45pm (Wednesday 2 September 2015), police from Bankstown Traffic and Highway Patrol were conducting stationary RBT duties on Canterbury Road, when the driver of a Toyota Aurion allegedly failed to stop after being directed.

A short time later police located the Toyota, after it had crashed into a stationary Toyota Tarago on Hoskins Street and into the front of a factory, nearby. The driver had fled the scene.


Police conducted a search of the area, and found a 19-year-old man within the grounds of a factory nearby.

He was arrested and taken to Bankstown Police Station where he was charged with fail to stop at RBT site, drive whilst disqualified, drive manner dangerous, fail to exchange particulars after crash, and trespass.

He was refused bail and is due to appear at Bankstown Local Court today (Thursday 3 September 2015).