Extraordinary images show alleged drunk driver’s mangled Toyota HiLux after it ploughed into the front bedroom of a suburban home where a woman lives – before he fled the scene
- Sydney man, 37, ploughed into a suburban home after allegedly drinking
- He allegedly attempted to flee the area before he was nabbed in a nearby street
- Extraordinary incident unfolded in Baulkham Hills, around 11pm on Friday night
- Raft of charges followed, included high range drink driving and negligent driving
A man was charged with high range drink driving after he allegedly smashed into the front of a suburban home.
The extraordinary incident unfolded in Baulkham Hills, in Sydney’s north-west, around 11pm on Friday night.
The man, 37, from Stanhope Gardens in Sydney’s west, then allegedly fled the scene before police arrived.
He was soon located as a passenger in another vehicle in neighbouring Gooden Drive in Baulkham Hills, allegedly attempting to flee the area.
A man driving a Toyota Hilux (pictured) was charged with high range drink driving after he allegedly smashed into the front of a suburban home on Friday night in Sydney’s north-west
A woman was inside the home at the time of the crash (pictured), but miraculously wasn’t injured
The man, who was driving a Toyota HiLux, was then arrested and taken to Castle Hill police station where he allegedly returned a blood alcohol reading of 0.150.
He was charged with high range drink driving, negligent driving and failing to exchange details.
His licence was also suspended at the time of the crash.
The damage to the house and front bedroom was significant, with the car smashing through a brick facade of the front property, according to Nine News.
The man attempted to flee the scene on foot in Sydney’s north-west – he was soon found in a neighbouring street where he was arrested and charged with high range drink driving
A woman was inside the home at the time of the crash, but miraculously wasn’t injured.
Police believe the man lost control of his vehicle seconds before he careered into the home.
He will appear in Parramatta Local Court on Wednesday June 30 to answer to a raft of charges.