SUV driver from Greenacre crash re-arrested

SUV driver from Greenacre crash re-arrested

Police have re-arrested the SUV driver at the centre of a horrific crash at Greenacre.

Police say they are continuing investigations into the incident that occurred on Thursday at Greenacre.

Just before 3.15pm on Thursday, May 21, 2020, emergency services were called to the intersection of Boronia and Waterloo Roads, Greenacre, after reports of a crash.

A Mitsubishi SUV crashed into a vehicle stopped at the traffic lights before continuing into a nearby shop.

Fourteen people were treated at the scene, before 10 were taken to Liverpool, Bankstown, and Canterbury hospitals in stable conditions. Their injuries are considered not life-threatening.

The Mitsubishi driver, a 51-year-old man, was arrested and taken to Liverpool Hospital under police guard for mandatory testing.

Officers from Bankstown Police Area Command established a crime scene, which was examined by specialist police from the Metropolitan Crash Investigation Unit.

Upon his release from the hospital, he was taken to Bankstown Police Station where officers from the Crash Investigation Unit interviewed him. He was later released.

Following further inquiries, the man was re-arrested by investigators at a home on Wangee Road, Greenacre, about 1pm today Friday, May 22 2020, and taken to Bankstown Police Station where he is expected to be charged.