Motorist on the run after smashing into Sydney shopfront

Police are looking for a motorist who smashed into a shopfront in Sydney’s inner west then simply drove off.

Investigators say the accident happened on Parramatta Road, Croydon at around 2:15am on Friday.

Police arrived to find significant damage to the front of the premises.  While there were no witnesses, police believe the vehicle involved to be a truck. A green p-plate was located at the scene.


The vehicle is likely to have front end damage and travelled west on Parramatta Road after the incident.

Officers from Ashfield LAC are conducting inquiries. Any witnesses are urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.