A Villawood man is in Liverpool Hospital after he crashed into a power pole in Lansvale on Monday about 2am.
Cabramatta police said a white Toyota HiAce van was travelling east on the Hume Highway, Lansvale when the 18-year-old driver failed to negotiate a bend in the road and hit a street light, causing the power lines to fall to the ground.
The driver was taken to Liverpool Hospital. Police are continuing their enquiries.
In other police news:
A Canley Heights man was charged with common assault following a domestic violence incident on Saturday night.
About 6pm, a husband and wife were involved in an argument at their house on Derby Street. Police allege the 39-year-old man struck the back of his wife's head several times.
Police arrested and charged the man. He was granted conditional bail.
A Cabramatta West man will appear in Liverpool Local Court today charged with multiple property-related offences.
About 1.30pm last Thursday, Cabramatta police attended a house in Cabramatta West.
They found several items of property that were linked to stealing offences in the Westleigh and Normanhurst areas.
A 37-year-old Harris Park man was arrested and charged with six counts of stealing, three counts of goods in custody, possessing implements and possessing a prohibited drug.
He was refused bail.