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Man charged after girl hospitalised - Panania

Thursday, 06 July 2017 06:01:16 AM

A man has been charged by police after a teenage girl was hospitalised after a traffic incident in Panania overnight.

About 10.45pm (Wednesday 5 July 2017), emergency services were called to Toby Crescent, Panania, following reports of a traffic incident.

Officers from Bankstown Local Area Command attended and commenced investigations.

Police have been told a 17-year-old girl was riding on the bonnet of a Ford Falcon sedan and fell onto the roadway.

The teenage girl was treated at the scene by NSW Ambulance paramedics for a broken collarbone, head and hip injuries before being taken to Liverpool Hospital where she remains in a stable condition.

The driver of the Ford Falcon, an 18-year-old man, and his 19-year-old female passenger were uninjured.

The driver was arrested at the scene and taken to Bankstown Police Station where he was later charged with driving with the Low Range PCA.

He was issued a Future Court Attendance Notice to appear at Bankstown Local Court on Wednesday 16 August 2017.

Inquiries into the incident continue.

Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page: Information you provide will be treated in the strictest of confidence. We remind people they should not report crime information via our Facebook and Twitter pages.