Driver taken to hospital after high-speed police chase ends in Gregory Hills crash

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Driver taken to hospital after high-speed police chase ends in Gregory Hills crash

A high-speed police chase has ended in a crash that’s left an innocent driver in hospital.

The two cars collided head-on at Gregory Hills, in Sydney’s south west, just after 1pm on Wednesday.

7NEWS understands the driver of an allegedly stolen white Holden Captiva was fleeing from police.

He was arrested and taken to hospital with head and limb injuries.

The other driver was taken to hospital but isn’t believed to be badly hurt.

A high-speed police chase has ended in a crash that’s left an innocent driver in hospital.
A high-speed police chase has ended in a crash that’s left an innocent driver in hospital. Credit: 7NEWS

“About 1.15pm today, officers from Campbelltown Police Area Command attempted to stop (an allegedly) stolen Holden Captiva, on Badgally Road, Claymore,” NSW Police said.

“The Holden failed to stop, and a pursuit was initiated before being terminated due to safety concerns.

“Shortly after, the Holden collided head-on with a Nissan Pathfinder on Gregory Hills Road, Gregory Hills.

“Emergency services responded and police arrested the Holden driver, a 20-year-old man.

“Both he and the Nissan driver, a woman aged in her 40s, were treated at the scene by NSW Ambulance paramedics.

“The man was taken to Liverpool Hospital, under police guard, and the woman to Campbelltown Hospital.

“Both are in a stable condition.”

Police are now investigating the incident.

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