Man seriously hurt after crashing into 6 cars in Sydney

A man’s been seriously injured after his car hit six other vehicles in Sydney on Friday afternoon.

A 71-year-old man was driving his blue Mercedes through the Cross City Tunnel in Rushcutters Bay, when his car hit a Volkswagen Golf at around 2.30pm.

The Mercedes continued on Bayswater Road and hit a parked Audi and a Ford Ranger utility.


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Image: NSW Police Force Facebook page

Image: NSW Police Force Facebook page

Despite the front right wheel being ripped off, the vehicle continued and was involved in a head-on collision with a Ford Fiesta.

Image: NSW Police Force Facebook page

Image: NSW Police Force Facebook page

Both of these vehicles then hit a parked utility and a BMW.

Police from Kings Cross, Rose Bay, Highway Patrol and Police Rescue attended the scene along with Fire & Rescue NSW and NSW Ambulance Paramedics.

The driver of the Mercedes was the only person injured; he was taken to St Vincent’s Hospital where he is reported to be in a serious condition with suspected chest and abdominal injuries.

All lanes of McLachlan Avenue and two southbound lanes of Bayswater Road were closed for two hours while the scene was examined and the wreckage removed.

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