POLICE NEWS | Woman hit an oncoming truck

About 3.15pm on April 9, a woman, 56, was driving a Hyundai Getz east on Elizabeth Drive at Kemps Creek when she veered onto the wrong side of the road. A man, 44, driving a truck west was unable to avoid hitting her. The front of the truck hit the car, trapping the woman. Fire & Rescue and other emergency services cut her out of the car and took her to Liverpool Hospital with serious head, abdominal and leg injuries. She was immediately taken into surgery. The truck driver was not injured but taken to Liverpool Hospital for mandatory drug and alcohol testing – not an indication he was necessarily affected.

  • Any witnesses to contact Green Valley police. 

Two cars alight in a car yard

Liverpool detectives are investigating a fire at a car yard on the Hume Highway at Casula. About 11.30pm on April 9 police and Fire & Rescue were called to the yard because two cars were burning. A third was damaged by the fire’s heat. Fire & Rescue's quick action prevented more damage. Early investigations indicated the fire was deliberately lit. It was noted one car’s tyres had been removed before the fire.

  • Any information to Liverpool detectives, 9765 9680. 

No money so a phone snatched

About 8.10pm on April 10, two friends sitting in Macquarie Street Mall at Liverpool were accosted by two men, both described as of Middle Eastern appearance and 20, one in a green hooded jumper and black three-quarter-length pants and the other in a white T-shirt and blue jeans. The first produced a knife and demanded money. When one friend was unable to hand any over, the male snatched a phone.

  • Any information to Liverpool detectives. 

Caught after speeding away

About 2.15pm on April 11, police patrolling Sadlier saw a blue Mitsubishi Magna being driven oddly and tried to stop the driver, a Cecil Hills woman, 21, who accelerated away. Police estimated she was doing about 100km/h in a 50km/h zone. She turned onto Maxwells Avenue and sped away. She tried to overtake another car. Police activated their lights and sirens and she stopped.

Police spoke to her and she turned out to be suspended. She was breath- and drug-tested. Her drug reading was positive and she was arrested and taken to Liverpool police station and charged with dangerous driving, driving while suspended and driving an unregistered car. She was given a court-attendance notice to be in Liverpool court on May 10. She was to be further tested for drug-driving. She had a child, 2, restrained in the car. 

Learner’s permit had expired

About 2.50pm on April 11, Liverpool police were breath-testing drivers on Cumberland Highway at Liverpool. A motorcyclist, a Carramar man, 20, went through a red light at the intersection of Cumberland Highway and Viscount Parade. Police chased the bike which went up to 100km/h in a 70km/h zone. This continued into Carramar where the bike entered a Quest Parade driveway. Police arrested the rider whose learner's permit had expired. He was taken to Liverpool police station and charged with being an unlicensed rider, causing a police chase, riding an unregistered bike and dangerous riding. He was bailed to appear in Liverpool court on May 28. 

Unconscious in his car

Police arrested a Narellan Vale man, 34, for drug offences.  About 7am last Thursday, police were called to Bunnings Crossroads when a man was found unconscious in his car. Police roused him and took about 55g of alleged ice and a sum of money. He was arrested, taken to Liverpool police station and charged with supplying a prohibited drug, being a disqualified driver, having a prohibited drug and dealing with the proceeds of crime. He was refused bail to be in Liverpool court last Friday.

Bus driver allegedly abused

About 9.10am on Saturday, a man boarded the 804 bus at Elizabeth Drive at Liverpool which was travelling towards Bonnyrigg. Shortly after boarding, he began to abuse the driver and produced what was believed to be a handgun which he pointed towards the driver. The bus stopped on Maxwells Avenue at Ashcroft and the man got off and ran away. He is described as bring of Pacific Islander appearance, 47, of solid build, with dark skin and about 170cm tall.

  • Any witnesses are urged to contact Liverpool police.