Driver who 'ploughed into Sydney shop' back in police custody

Brooke Rolfe
News Reporter

Police have re-arrested a man after a car rammed past another vehicle and smashed into a Sydney shop leaving several people injured and at least two with serious fractures.

The chaotic scene unfolded on Boronia Road in Greenacre, southwest of the city, about 3.10pm on Thursday, with witnesses filming as the horrifying event unfolded.

The 51-year-old man allegedly behind the wheel of the car, a Mitsubishi SUV, was arrested after the crash and taken to Liverpool Hospital under police guard for mandatory testing.

The man behind the wheel of this car has been re-arrested as is expected to be charged. Source: Facebook

Upon his release from hospital, he was taken to Bankstown Police Station on Thursday night where he was interviewed by officers from the Crash Investigation Unit, and later released.

Following further inquiries, the man was re-arrested by investigators at a home on Wangee Road, Greenacre, about 1pm on Friday and taken to Bankstown Police Station where he is expected to be charged.

Fourteen people were treated at the scene, before 10 were taken to Liverpool, Bankstown, and Canterbury hospitals in stable conditions. Their injuries are considered non life-threatening.

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