Woman accused of smashing into police cars in Sydney

A woman is in hospital after crashing into police cars in Sydney’s west.

Just after midnight on Thursday, a Toyota Echo was travelling east on Queen Street, Auburn, when it crossed to the incorrect side of the road and hit an empty police car which was parked outside the Police Station.

Two other police cars were also damaged by the impact.


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The driver of the Echo, a 47-year-old woman, was trapped in her vehicle for almost an hour before being freed.

She was taken to Westmead Hospital where she is being treated for serious injuries, including head, neck and spinal injuries.

Police from Flemington LAC are investigating the incident. A blood sample will be obtained from the woman at hospital which will be tested for drugs and alcohol.

As a result of the crash, two police vehicles sustained substantial front-end and rear damage, with the third vehicle sustaining minor front-end damage.

Any witnesses are urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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