Bus collides with a car at Edensor Park

Inquiries continue into a crash between a bus and a car at Edensor Park about 8.25pm on Friday, January 6. The bus and Toyota Corolla collided at the intersection of the T-way and Edensor Park Road.

The car’s female driver, 55, and her male passenger, 16, were trapped before being released by emergency services. Both were taken to Liverpool hospital with serious injuries, however they are now believed to be in a stable condition. The male bus driver, 28, was taken to Liverpool hospital for treatment for minor injuries. The bus had no passengers. Fairfield officers are conducting inquiries.

Shots fired at Green Valley car

Police are investigating after shots were apparently fired at a home in Green Valley. Just after 11.30pm on Monday, January 2, emergency services were called to Lord Howe Drive after reports of gunshots. Officers from South West Metropolitan Region and Green Valley attended and found what were believed to be bullet holes in a car at the home.

A crime scene was established. No one was injured. Police have been told a car described as a white Toyota Camry was seen in the area at the time of the shooting. Inquiries continue.

Cabramatta: Alleged theft

At 10.30am on Wednesday, December 28, Cabramatta police in conjunction with loss-prevention officers participated in Operation Redspot targeting shoplifting in the Cabramatta CBD. One of the people police arrested was a Condell Park man, 30, for the alleged theft of $1074.12 worth of items. A search of his car revealed more allegedly stolen property from another store, valued at $67. He was charged and granted bail to appear at Liverpool court on March 6. Operation Redspot continues in Cabramatta throughout the year.

Canley Heights: Fleeing police

At 10.45am on Monday, January 2, an Edensor Park man, 34, was arrested after trying to flee from police. He and the car he was driving were searched and cash, heroin and ice allegedly found. Checks were done on him and it was established that he was disqualified from driving until 2039.

He was charged with nine offences, including supplying a prohibited drug, having goods in custody and driving while disqualified. Bail was refused and he’s due to appear in Campbelltown court on January 18.

Car collisions are slashed

Operation Safe Arrival is an annual state-wide traffic-enforcement operation. It was run from midnight on Friday, December 16, to midnight on Tuesday, January 3.

The operation aims to heighten public awareness of the dangers of drink- and drug-driving, fatigue, occupant restraints and speeding during the festive and holiday periods.

Cabramatta police conducted 2818 random breath tests which resulted in eight drivers being charged for driving above the prescribed blood-alcohol limit.

This year saw seven motor-vehicle collisions reported to police in Cabramatta, a significant improvement over last year when 19 motor-vehicle collisions were reported during the same period.

Senior 3.5 times over the limit

At 9.33pm on Sunday, January 1, a male driver, 73, of Ashcroft, drove his motor vehicle after leaving a licensed premises with a blood-alcohol concentration more than three and a half times higher than the limit. He was charged with driving with high-range PCA and had his driver’s licence suspended by the police. He is due to appear in Liverpool court on February 15.

NOTE

  • Police urge anyone with information about events reported here to call Crime Stoppers, 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page, nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information will be treated in strict confidence. Don’t report crime information via Facebook or Twitter.
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