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Man charged after police pursuit - Earlwood

Saturday, 25 February 2017 02:24:59 PM

Police have charged a man after a police pursuit in Sydney’s south.

Just before 11pm yesterday (Friday 24 February 2017), officers stopped a black Jeep Wrangler on Permanent Avenue, Earlwood and attempted to speak to the driver.

As the officer approached the vehicle, the 26-year old man drove away from police and a short pursuit was initiated.

A short time later, the jeep struck a gutter causing the vehicle to roll, hitting a parked VW Amrok and a light pole.

The driver, who was ejected from the vehicle, was taken to Royal Prince Alfred hospital with non life-threatening injuries.

Officers attached to Ashfield Local Area Command established a crime scene and have commenced an investigation.

The man was charged with:

The 26-year-old man was refused bail and remains under police guard at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital.