Leader of the federal Opposition Anthony Albanese has been hospitalised following a car crash in Sydney’s Inner West.
A spokesman for Mr Albanese confirmed to Yahoo News Australia he was involved in a crash on Friday afternoon on Hill Street, Marrickville about 5pm.
“He’s heavily shaken but OK,” the spokesman said.
“He’s been taken to hospital for X-rays.”
Photos on Facebook showed the leader of the Labor Party speaking with NSW ambulance officials after his Toyota Camry was involved in a crash with a black Range Rover.
According to witness reports, a P-plate driver allegedly collided with the vehicle Mr Albanese was in.
I’m very thankful that @AlboMP is ok. Getting T-boned by a P plate Range Rover is always gonna shake a guy up. Damn I love that man. A bit of faith in Albo goes a long way.
— Rhys Muldoon (@rhysam) January 8, 2021
A NSW Police spokeswoman said officers have been told the Camry was hit by a black Range Rover driven by a man, 17.
“The driver of the Toyota, a man aged 57, was treated at the scene before being taken to Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in a stable condition,” the spokeswoman said.
“Officers attached to Inner West Police Area Command attended and commenced an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the incident.
“Inquiries are continuing.”
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