Woman hospitalised with neck injuries after car flips into power pole

A woman has suffered neck injuries after the car she was driving flipped into a power pole in a horror crash in Sydney’s Inner West overnight.

The accident happened at the intersection of New Canterbury Road and Regent Street in Petersham just before 10.30pm.

Police said the woman’s Toyota Corolla collided with a Honda Accord, before flipping and crashing into a power pole.


Officers arrived at the scene to the find the power pole down and the white Corolla on its side.

The 36-year-old woman was trapped in the Corolla for a short time before being released by crews from Police Rescue and NSW Ambulance Paramedics.

She was taken by ambulance to Royal Prince Alfred Hospital with neck injuries and remains in a stable condition.

A 23-year-old man driving the Honda was uninjured and was breath-tested at the scene, returning a negative result.

Police from Marrickville Local Area Command established a crime scene to investigate the circumstances surrounding the crash.

Local traffic diversions were in place while the wreckage was cleared and the power pole replaced.