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Inquiries underway after ride-share driver injured - North Kellyville

Sunday, 18 April 2021 08:24:41 AM

A ride-share driver remains in hospital after being knocked unconscious allegedly during a confrontation with a passenger in Sydney’s north-west this morning.

Officers from The Hills Police Area Command were called to Nullabor Street at North Kellyville, near Sandbanks Avenue, responding to reports of a fight involving two men shortly after 3.10am (Sunday 18 April 2021).

They found a 37-year-old man unconscious in the street suffering a head injury; police rendered assistance until NSW Ambulance paramedics arrived and treated the man. He was taken to Westmead Hospital where he’s reported to be in a stable condition.

A short time later, police arrested a 19-year-old man nearby and took him to Castle Hill Police Station. The man, from North Kellyville, is alleged to have been one of three passengers in the vehicle.

Two other passengers, an 18-year-old woman and a 22-year-old man, are also speaking with police.

A Toyota Camry sedan and a wrench have been taken for forensic examination.

Investigators are appealing for anyone with information about the incident, or who may have dashcam vision, to contact Castle Hill Police or Crime Stoppers.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report crime via NSW Police social media pages.