Man charged after police pursuit ends in high-speed crash

A MAN has been charged with Skye’s Law after he allegedly led police on a dangerous pursuit through south-western Sydney overnight.

Officers were conducting speed enforcement duties on Newbridge Road at Moorebank around 9.30pm last night when it’s alleged they spotted a Toyota Avalon speeding through the area.

Police attempted to stop the Toyota but the driver allegedly failed to stop and a pursuit ensued.


A short time later, the Toyota smashed into a Hyundai after running a red light on the Henry Lawson Drive off-ramp at Milperra.

The driver of the Hyundai was taken to Liverpool Hospital with minor injuries, while the 18-year-old male driver of the Toyota and his three passengers were arrested.

The 18-year-old was taken to Liverpool Police Station where he was charged with police pursuit – drive dangerously (Skye’s Law), exceed speed limit over 20kph, not stop at stop line at red light, drive in a manner dangerous to the public, not give particulars to other driver and drive whilst suspended.

He was granted conditional bail and will appear at Liverpool Local Court on Wednesday 9 November.

The young man’s three passengers were released without charge.