Breaking: At least a dozen people are injured as a car slammed into a hijab shop in Sydney today.
Footage appears to show the car deliberately plowing into the store. NSW police are investigating.
Police and emergency crews rushed to a shop in Greenacre today after a car slammed into a business.
The vehicle slammed into a shop that sells head scarfs at the corner of Waterloo Road & Noble Avenue.
A video shows what appears to be an SUV emerging from a cloud of thick smoke before ploughing into a building.
So this just happened in Greenacre. Thankfully no one was injured 🙏🏼 pic.twitter.com/0SvcfNzQWK— yanita calmdown (@yanitacalmdown) May 21, 2020
Police had a person in custody, helicopter vision showed.
NSW police have released a statement:
Just before 3.15pm today (Thursday 21 May 2020), emergency services were called to the intersection of Boronia and Waterloo Roads, Greenacre, after reports of a crash.
A Mitsubishi SUV crashed into a vehicle stopped at the traffic lights before continuing into a nearby shop.
The male driver and 11 pedestrians have been injured. They are currently being treated at the scene; however, their injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.
Officers from Bankstown Police Area Command are at the scene and are conducting inquiries.
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