Woman critically injured in Lakemba crash

A WOMAN is fighting to stay alive in hospital after losing control of her car and crashing on a busy street in Sydney’s south-west.

Police were called to the scene of the crash on Haldon Street in Lakemba around 6.20am on Friday.

Emergency services arrived to find a blue Mazda had crashed into two parked cars.


The driver, a 68-year-old woman, sustained life-threatening injuries.

She was treated by paramedics at the scene before being taken to Prince of Wales Hospital where police say she remains this evening in a critical condition.

She was the only person travelling in the car. No one else was injured.

As investigations into the cause of the crash get underway, police are urging any witnesses to come forward and contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.