POLICE | Disqualified driver, 22, charged after Liverpool crash

Generic image. Picture: Damian Baker
Generic image. Picture: Damian Baker

A disqualified driver has been charged after a crash at Liverpool on Saturday morning.

About 6.45am, emergency services were called to Newbridge Road after reports of a crash.

Police were told a white Holden Rodeo ute collided with a Toyota Hiace while travelling east across Newbridge Bridge before leaving the road, crashing through a fence and into a tree down an embankment.

The driver of the Holden, a man, 22, was taken to Liverpool hospital to be treated for minor injuries and mandatory testing.

His passenger, a man, 21, was also taken to Liverpool hospital, with severe cuts on his hand and a tooth having being knocked out.

No one else was injured.

The driver was later taken to Liverpool police station where he was charged with negligent driving causing serious physical harm (first offence), negligent driving but not causing death or physical harm and disqualified driving (first offence).

He was refused bail to be in Parramatta bail court next day.