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Two injured after stolen utility hits tree - Enfield

Saturday, 23 September 2017 01:21:33 AM

Police are investigating after a stolen utility crashed into a tree in Sydney’s inner-west.

Just before midnight on Friday 22 September 2017, police were patrolling Punchbowl Road, Lakemba, when they were alerted a stolen vehicle.

Police will allege when they attempted to stop the Holden Commodore utility it accelerated away.

A short time later, the officers located the vehicle on Cosgrove Road, Enfield, after it had struck a parked car, before hitting a tree.

The driver, a 17-year-old boy and his passenger, a 28-year-old man, were treated by NSW Ambulance paramedics before being taken to St George Hospital.

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

It is expected the teenage boy and the man will be taken to Campsie Police Station where they will assist with inquires.

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