Boy, 13, crashes stolen car

Last updated 08:51 27/01/2014

Relevant offers

Australia

Melbourne rampage: Police had 'several chances' to intercept car, but were directed not to - union Johann Ofner Bliss N Eso death: Dying for our entertainment is doubly tragic Sydney victim of Melbourne mall attack Jess Mudie 'had a bright future ahead' Creepy clown pleads guilty after chasing girls in Australia Music video actor shot dead in Australia while filming scene involving guns Three-month-old baby Zachary Bryant named among the victims of deadly Melbourne CBD attack 'I'm sorry I froze and didn't help': The letters to the victims of the Melbourne car attack MH370 'highly likely' in zone to north says Australian Transport Safety Bureau Alleged Melbourne attacker too 'unwell' to face Melbourne Magistrates Court Village Roadshow warns spending and theme park visits lower since Dreamworld accident

A stolen car driven by a 13-year-old Australian boy has smashed head on into a car on a road in Sydney, injuring nine people.

Police said they tried to pull over the stolen Toyota Camry about 2.35am (4.35am NZT), but the car didn't stop and officers pursued it.

The pursuit ended when the stolen car crossed onto the wrong side of the road, police said in a statement.

The car then collided head on with a Honda Civic in Hoxton Park, with the 13-year-old driver fleeing the scene on foot.

Four people in each car were injured in the crash.

The driver was found after local police and the dog squad combed the area.

The boy was taken to Liverpool Hospital for treatment of a broken ankle and remained there under police guard.

Ad Feedback

- AP

Special offers

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content