Man thrown from motorbike during police chase

Two men have been charged after a pursuit in Sydney’s south west.

About 12.35pm Thursday 3 September 2015, police attended an address in Snow Gum Place, Macquarie Fields, in order to arrest a man with an outstanding warrant.

Whilst in the street they observed a motorcycle with a passenger accelerate away from them at high speed.


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A pursuit was initiated which travelled throughout Macquarie Fields before being terminated.

A short time later, the motorcycle crashed into the rear of a Toyota Camry at the intersection of Victoria Road and Railway Parade, Macquarie Fields.

The passenger was thrown to the roadway and the rider accelerated away from the scene. The passenger, a 32-year-old man, was arrested.

A short time later police arrested the rider, a 35-year-old man, in Leumeah. When police searched him they allegedly located a pen gun and .42 grams of the drug ‘ice’.

Both the passenger and rider were taken to Macquarie Fields Police Station. The rider was charged with police pursuit (Skye’s law), possess prohibited drug, possess ammunition, possess unauthorised firearm, and fail to exchange particulars.

The passenger was charged with a revocation of parole warrant.

Both were refused bail to appear at Campbelltown Local Court today (Friday 4 September 2015).

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