Sydney crash: Car ploughs into crowd at Greenacre – many injured in major emergency

Sydney crash: Car ploughs into crowd at Greenacre – many injured in major emergency

At least 12 people are injured after a car smashed into a hijab store in Greenacre, Sydney on Thursday afternoon.  Disturbing footage on social media showed the motorist revving their SUV at the traffic lights before speeeding through a red light. The car then accelerates straight into the storefront of Hijab House, at the corner of Juno Parade and Waterloo Road in Greenacre.

Emergency services confirmed they were treating a driver and eleven pedestrians at the scene in Sydney’s southwest district. 

Police have since blocked off Boronia Road between Waterloo Roadd and Noble Avenue. 

Paramedics, nine ambulances and a specialist medical team remain on the scene.

Police said in a statement: “The male driver and 11 pedestrians have been injured.

“They are currently being treated at the scene; however, their injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.”

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Published at Thu, 21 May 2020 06:25:00 +0000